March 2017 – How much do you know about GDPR?

It’s been years in the making but the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has finally been agreed. It’s a term you’ll see regularly in the run up to May 2018 when the regulation comes into effect. […]

December 2016 – A Look Back at 2016

Cyber security has been in the spotlight once again in 2016 so as the year draws to a close we take a look back at our past stories and wonder, have lessons been learned and will security be a priority in 2017?

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July 2016 – Data Leakage, This Time it’s Personal

Almost daily the media shares stories of confidential information being disposed of in park bins, laptops being found in taxis and passwords being published on the internet. While this is undoubtedly concerning, it is often the data loss resulting from employee behaviour that poses a much more extensive threat.

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General Data Protection Regulation adopted by European Parliament

The European Parliament adopted the General Data Protection Regulation last Thursday as expected. The Regulation will likely enter into force on or before 20th July, 20 days following its publication in the EU Official Journal. Its provisions will be directly applicable in all Member States two years after this date. So organisations now have 27 Read more about General Data Protection Regulation adopted by European Parliament[…]

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Prodial Ltd fined £350,000 by ICO for 46 million nuisance calls

Prodial Ltd, a lead generation firm responsible for over 46 million automated nuisance calls, has been fined £350,000 by the ICO. It’s the regulator’s largest ever fine.   Over 1,000 people complained to the ICO about the automated calls which played recorded messages relating to PPI claims. Unfortunately it is unclear if the fine will ever Read more about Prodial Ltd fined £350,000 by ICO for 46 million nuisance calls[…]