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Department for work and pensions spending nearly £15m on GDPR

The Department for Work and Pensions is set to spend £14.73million to prepare for the EU’s incoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The spending will cover a programme of education and awareness activity for all staff, system remediation and a review of the existing records storage arrangements. The findings are contained in a new report from the Parliament Street think tank entitled GDPR: ... Read More »

Only 7 per cent of businesses GDPR-compliant as deadline looms, data privacy gains prominence

In the wake of the Facebook and Cambridge Analytica data misuse, public attention around the importance of data privacy has been heightened. Yet, with only a month until the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) deadline comes into effect, 93 per cent of respondents to a new survey from business analytics leader SAS say they are not yet fully GDPR compliant. Less than half ... Read More »

Bomgar Enables GDPR Compliance for Privileged Users

Bomgar, a leader in secure access solutions, today announced its secure access solutions can help organisations comply with the upcoming EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) mandates. The amount, sources, and types of data that are collected and used by organisations today has grown exponentially, along with the value that can be gained from obtaining this data. How and where ... Read More »

GDPR compliance: six steps to make it happen

The deadline for GDPR compliance is now less than a year away. The regulation has become a major business concern for many companies, with good reason – one of the most publicised parts of the legislation is the threat of non-compliance fines up to 4 per cent of global revenues. That’s without mentioning the inestimable reputational damage that comes with it. ... Read More »

The risks of not being GDPR compliant

Alastair Hartrup,
Global CEO of Network Critical

There has been loads written and talked about surrounding General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The new regulation is arguably the most significant change in global privacy law in twenty-two years and businesses must shore up their cybersecurity processes and procedures to avoid facing financial penalties. GDPR is due to be implemented on May 25th 2018 and the regulation places important ... Read More »

Three ways to prepare your business for GDPR

Next May, the UK will apply the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Dubbed as the most important change in data protection of the past two decades, this ruling is set to protect all EU citizens’ data privacy, and enforce changes needed in the business sector which ensure that organisations protect people’s data. Despite Article 50 being triggered on March 29th, ... Read More »

Ready for GDPR? DQM GRC’s online tool will assess your organisation’s compliance for free

Compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is not optional, and with less than a year to go before the law is enforced, the time for action is now. To help organisations kickstart their journeys towards GDPR compliance DQM GRC, experts in data governance, has launched its GDPR Self-Assessment Tool. The personalised analysis gives organisations insight into their compliance ... Read More »

A ‘keep everything’ culture puts most businesses at risk of non-compliance with upcoming legislation

The deadline for complying with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is just a year away, yet the majority of businesses are struggling to implement good information governance because they fail to engage employees to help establish and enforce an organisation-wide policy for dealing with information. According to the latest study from Cohasset Associates and ARMA International, a ‘keep ... Read More »

CISOs, Your Cloud is 25 Times Larger than You Think

A recent global study from Symantec, a world leader in cyber security, reveals that U.K. CISOs still fail to grasp the security risks their organisations face due to the rampant use of unsanctioned cloud applications. From popular productivity apps to free file transfer services, cloud apps are becoming increasingly popular within organisations. However, many of them are unsanctioned and downloaded ... Read More »

Going Beyond Regulation

Paul German,
CEO at Certes Networks

The cyber-security landscape is plagued by the fact that cyber-criminals seem to be permanently one step ahead and rather than addressing the problem, it seems that regulation is, in some cases, compounding the problem. Understandably, many organisations are opting to define security policies based on regulatory requirements, however the result is that their security postures become very quickly out of ... Read More »