DPIAs and why every organisation needs to conduct them

Do you know what a DPIA is? Do you need to conduct one? This blog will give you an introduction to DPIAs and why and when you should conduct one. What is ...

Vigilant Software Expands Risk and Compliance Product Portfolio with Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) Tool

The new tool will help data controllers quickly determine whether they need to conduct a DPIA in accordance with GDPR November 2018 – Information security and compliance specialist, Vigilant Software has reinforced ...
Adequacy Agreements, Legislation and Compliance

Adequacy Agreements, Legislation and Compliance in a GDPR World

While Capitol Hill is inundated with proposed privacy legislations from the Data Breach Prevention and Compensation Act (DBPCA), the CLOUD Act and the ENCRYPT Act, organizations the world over are trying to ...
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245 million wearables will be sold in 2019

How Safe and Secure are Wearables?

The ‘wearable technology’ market has been exponentially growing in recent years and is expected to exceed 830 million devices by 2020. One of the key drivers pushing this rapid expansion are fitness ...
Europe’s largest bank just got hacked

Europe’s largest bank just got hacked

HSBC Bank, the seventh-largest banking and financial services organizations in the world and the largest in Europe, has been breached by hackers. The bank is now sending letters to an undisclosed number ...

Big Data is Big Business: A Growing Trend of User Data Abuse and How to Protect Yourself

May 25, 2018 was the deadline for GDPR compliance. The media was abuzz. Businesses were rushing to update their privacy policy page. Companies were emailing newsletter subscribers to approve updated privacy policies ...
Eurostar resets customer passwords after hack attack

Eurostar resets customer passwords after hack attack

European high-speed railway service Eurostar reset all user account passwords after a security incident, according to the Telegraph. The rail company detected unauthorized attempts to access user accounts between October 15 and ...
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Making the (Philosophical) Case: A Privacy-First Security Approach

With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other similar regulations recently coming into effect, the relationship between privacy and enterprise security - notably, how the two can work together to support ...

Cyber Security Roundup for October 2018

Aside from Brexit, Cyber Threats and Cyber Attack accusations against Russia are very much on the centre stage of UK government's international political agenda at the moment. The government publically accused Russia's ...

Protecting the NHS from the Consequences of Cybercrime

In recent years, the scale and scope of cyberattacks has increased dramatically. So, too, has the complexity and dynamism of organisation’s IT infrastructures. Collectively, this means that businesses have had to shift ...
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