Data Protection

TrustArc Research Highlights Privacy Attitudes One-Year After The GDPR Enforcement Date.

TrustArc, a leading data privacy management company, today announced new findings from an online study conducted by Ipsos MORI, a global research and consulting firm, on behalf of TrustArc. The survey polled individuals aged 16-75 in the UK about a number of issues surrounding the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) one year since it went into effect on 25 May 2018. More than one third (36%) of adults aged 16–75 trust companies and organisations...

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The Five Myths Of GDPR.

By Frank Krieger, Vice-President, Governance, Risk and Compliance, iland May 2019 will mark the first anniversary of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and early numbers make clear that its implementation has been a success as a breach notification law. As such, GDPR has affected multiple aspects of a business. It has created increased requirements for businesses to deal with issues such as security, compliance, data ownership, training and data management. The new regulation will...

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Egress Delivers GDPR Compliance To The Benelux Market Using AI-Powered Data Security.

Egress, the leading provider of people-centric data security solutions, today announced its official launch into the Benelux market. The company, which helps organisations receive, manage and share information securely, has selected Amsterdam as the location of its mainland Europe headquarters due to the city’s reputation for technical innovation and access to an ecosystem of top data security specialists. “Egress’ success over the past five years has been underpinned by our market-leading security tools that have...

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UK Adults Say Businesses Need To Do More To Protect Their Personal Data, Finds Kaspersky Lab.

Keeping our digital footprint private is growing more important – and challenging – in today’s increasingly connected world, finds Kaspersky Lab. Results from a survey of 2,000 UK adults found that people believe there is not enough business or state protection currently in place to defend it: 41% of UK respondents think that businesses should do more to protect their personal data, including passwords, addresses and bank account details, from hacking More than a quarter...

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Identifying Patterns To Prevent A Data Breach.

Patterns define human behaviour. They help point to potential problems before they become full-blown incidents; and the same is true in cybersecurity. Patterns (or deviation from) can be an organisations biggest ally in the fight to prevent data breaches. In a new blog for IAM and PAM specialist One Identity, Jenny Radcliffe describes the importance of patterns with real life examples of her observations when investigating data leaks. She begins: “Many years ago I investigated...

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Travelling Secure – The Importance Of Privacy When Commuting.

By Marcus Harvey, Sales Director EMEA at Targus We’ve all heard of travelling light but what about travelling secure? Business not doing so well? Sales down? Margins are tight? No company would want their competitors or members of the public to know any of this information, but many of us would talk about it or write confidential emails about it in public, without giving it a second thought. The fact is that ‘shoulder-surfing' or ‘visual...

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Giving CISOs The Tools To Measure, Improve Password Security.

By Gerald Beuchelt, CISO at LogMeInDespite the well-publicised growth in cyber-attacks every year, both in number and complexity, businesses are still struggling to implement effective security policies. It’s no secret that weak passwords are a leading security threat and bad password habits are far too common.Yet businesses are struggling to quantify their own level of password risk, even those that use password managers. Why? They lack proof of their policies’ effectiveness. They’re missing visibility into...

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Giving CISOs The Tools To Measure, Improve Password Security.

By Gerald Beuchelt, CISO at LogMeIn Despite the well-publicised growth in cyber-attacks every year, both in number and complexity, businesses are still struggling to implement effective security policies. It’s no secret that weak passwords are a leading security threat and bad password habits are far too common. Yet businesses are struggling to quantify their own level of password risk, even those that use password managers. Why? They lack proof of their policies’ effectiveness. They’re missing...

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Foregenix And Tranwall Partner To Tackle Global ATM Cashout Fraud In The Banking Industry.

A leading UK cyber security firm has joined forces with an Australian pioneer in payment card control technology to fight against the rise of global ATM Cashout fraud. Australian-based Tranwall’s transaction security software will be offered with Foregenix’s Managed Detection and Response (MDR) and Threat Sweep. Both services provide security visibility of business critical assets in a single pane ofglass and prevent advanced targeted attacks with early detection and skilled response. Tranwall software will provide a...

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Mimecast Report Reveals Phishing Attacks With Malicious URLs Up 126 Percent.

Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ: MIME), a leading email and data security company, today announced the latest Email Security Risk Assessment (ESRA) report, an aggregated analysis of tests that measure the efficacy of widely used email security systems. This quarter’s report found that email delivered with malicious URLs, a recently added part of the testing, has increased by more than 125 percent in comparison to last quarter’s results. The data was analyzed and, as in past periods,...

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