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Are You Doing Enough to Protect Your Data?

Are You Doing Enough to Protect Your Data?

Concern over cyber threats has hit an all-time high, with a recent global cyber risk perception survey finding that 79% of organisations now rank cyber risk as a top-five concern.

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Why shrewd companies are getting tested and certified for Cyber Essentials

Why shrewd companies are getting tested and certified for Cyber Essentials

It’s tempting to see the UK Government’s new Cyber Essentials scheme as not worthy of investigation if you’re an established organisation with good IT systems in place. But our experience as an IASME Certification Body has taught us that this isn’t always the case.

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How does an Information Asset Register ensure GDPR compliance?

How does an Information Asset Register ensure GDPR compliance?

GDPR has focused business leaders’ thoughts on the data held within their organisations and how best to protect it. Since the first step towards securing anything is understanding what you have, an Information Asset Register is crucial. Grant McGregor explains what an Information Asset Register is...

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5 Things Every BYOD Policy Needs

5 Things Every BYOD Policy Needs

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies are rapidly gaining traction in the modern workplace owing to the flexibility and convenience they provide to both employees and their employers.

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Why the Carphone Warehouse Data Breach Offers Lessons to us All...

Why the Carphone Warehouse Data Breach Offers Lessons to us All...

Carphone Warehouse has just been fined £400,000 by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) as a result of a 2015 data breach.

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The Beginner's Guide to Cloud Security

The Beginner's Guide to Cloud Security

As increasing numbers of businesses shift their workloads to the cloud, the security threat we face is changing. Where our data goes, the hackers follow – and now cloud attacks are on the rise.

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An Introduction to GDPR: Give Data Proper Respect!

An Introduction to GDPR: Give Data Proper Respect!

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is getting a lot of column space, yet many businesses still have their head in the sand when it comes to its implications. We bust some myths and tell you what you need to know.

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