Data Protection News

IBM today unveiled IBM Z, the next generation of the world’s most powerful transaction system, capable of running more than 12 billion encrypted transactions per day. The new system also introduces a breakthrough encryption engine that, for the first time, makes it possible to pervasively encrypt data associated with any application, cloud service or database all the time. IBM Z’s new data encryption capabilities are designed to address the global epidemic of data breaches, a...

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Just over a year ago, the European Commission approved and adopted the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The GDPR is the biggest change in data protection laws in Europe since the 1995 introduction of the European Union (EU) Data Protection Directive, also known as Directive 95/46/EC. The GDPR aims to strengthen the security and protection of personal data in the EU and will replace the Directive and all local laws relating to it. AWS...

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Fujitsu is launching a comprehensive portfolio of services to help organisations comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The new legislation, which will come into effect on May 25, 2018, introduces new obligations for all organisations – no matter where they are based – that store, process or analyse personal data of EU residents. Fujitsu services related to the EU GDPR are aimed at helping organisations to be both aware of and prepared...

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Today, Citrix announced new research which revealed that an average of £27,818 is now spent by many local authorities on health and safety training, nearly double the spend in 2015 (£14,061 per local authority). This is considerably more than the amount being committed to data protection and IT security training - just £3,378 per local authority. This new data was obtained by a Freedom of Information (FoI) request issued to 129 local authorities, with 109...

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