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Delphix exposes challenges posed by GDPR and the “economic need” for enhanced data protection

Delphix, the data virtualisation-centric company, has issued a strong warning for organisations to re-architect operations and adopt a secure, data-first approach ahead of the introduction of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The approval of the GDPR means...
Posted On 18 May 2016
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EU General Data Protection Regulation finally adopted in wake of four-year negotiation period

After four years of drafting and negotiations, the long-awaited EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was adopted at the EU level on Thursday 14 April. Following the EU Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs’ vote and the EU Parliament sitting...
Posted On 19 Apr 2016
Helen Down: Director of StaySafe
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Walking the Fine Line Between Safety and Privacy

Whether we use it for navigation purposes when heading to business meetings or for checking-in at our favourite restaurant, GPS has become a big part of our everyday lives, writes Helen Down. Ten years ago, carrying around a GPS receiver in your pocket would be unimaginable...
Posted On 29 Mar 2016
Information Commissioner Christopher Graham
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Information Commissioner calls for organisations to begin preparations around EU data protection reforms

Information Commissioner Christopher Graham has called upon organisations to begin their preparations for the forthcoming EU data protection reforms. Speaking at the ICO’s annual Data Protection Practitioners’ Conference held in Manchester, Graham highlighted how maximum fines as...
Posted On 14 Mar 2016
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Advanced 365 highlights Top Five factors to consider when outsourcing security

Almost two-thirds of today’s organisations are considering outsourcing all or at least part of their security operations in light of growing and diversifying cyber security threats. That’s the clear message from a survey of 300 IT decision-makers sponsored by...
Posted On 09 Feb 2016
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IT governance deficiencies “impeding organisations from compliance” with EU’s GDPR by 2018

To mark the formal ratification of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by the European Council in early 2016, Blancco Technology Group has issued its new data privacy study entitled EU GDPR: A Corporate Dilemma. Based on a survey of over 500 global IT...
Posted On 19 Jan 2016
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Agreement reached on European Commission’s EU data protection reform

The European Commission first put forward its bold and forward-looking EU General Data Protection Regulation proposals back in January 2012 to “make Europe fit for the digital age”. Now, an agreement has been reached between the European Parliament and the Council in...
Posted On 21 Dec 2015
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Gemalto Survey: “IT Departments face obstacles to user mobility for fear of data breaches”

Organisations are being challenged to meet the demands for greater mobility as 92% of IT Departments worldwide still restrict users from accessing sensitive corporate data and resources from mobile devices. This is according to a recent global survey of 900 IT decision-makers...
Posted On 27 Oct 2015
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“Skills gaps will challenge ability to handle FoI requests in the public sector” suggests Iron Mountain study

According to a study conducted by Iron Mountain, organisations in the public sector are struggling to balance demands for transparency with the need to protect data. While an overwhelming 96% of public sector bodies claim to be prepared for all Freedom of Information (FoI)...
Posted On 13 Aug 2015
The Hotel Palace, Berlin: venue for ISSE 2015
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Information Security Solutions Europe 2015 Conference Programme unveiled

Revolution Events – the organiser of Information Security Solutions Europe (ISSE), the independent and interdisciplinary security conference and exhibition – has just unveiled the programme for the 2015 event which takes place on 10 and 11 November at the Hotel Palace...
Posted On 23 Jul 2015