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Inventory
Warning: Pay heed to Data Protection Day
Data Protection Day, impending in Europe, serves as a global reminder of one of the most important responsibilities for any organisation: keeping sensitive data secure.
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Data Protection
Data privacy software market to almost double between 2020 and 2025
Research from IDC has revealed that worldwide revenues of data privacy management software grew by 46.1% year-over-year in 2020.
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GDPR
New analysis paints a grim picture of data management pre-GDPR
Redscan’s data reveals most data breach reports were late and incomplete, and that GDPR is not necessarily the panacea solution.
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GDPR
UK IT decision makers more concerned about Brexit than GDPR
When it comes to data sovereignty, UK businesses are less prepared and thus more concerned for what Brexit will bring.
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Data Protection
‘Pivotal’ change in data protection a wake-up call
Veritas' Jasmit Sagoo discusses how individuals now have more control over their data and how this has impacted organisations.
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Data Protection
Data Protection Day finally gaining deserved recognition
In previous years this day has been overlooked but KCOM's David Francis says recent events have fueled its importance.
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Cloud
Six basic steps businesses can take for regulatory compliance
Earlier this year, the Australian government implemented the mandatory Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme, and recently Europe launched its GDPR.
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GDPR
It’s G-Day: GDPR now operational so what do the experts think?
GDPR is now officially live and the hype is reaching manic levels with the term beating 'Beyoncé' on Google this week - here's what the experts think.
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Digital Transformation
GDPR a "phenomenally powerful" opportunity if done right
​There’s no doubt you’ve been drowning in GDPR recently but we were able to break away from the hype and speak with THE expert on the matter.
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Cybersecurity
Now or never: Don’t get left behind in the race to GDPR compliance
Those who don’t comply will face huge financial penalties and are likely to be held publicly accountable for any misuse of customer data.
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Ransomware
Cybercriminals likely to attempt GDPR extortion for greater ROI
Trend Micro says cybercriminals are becoming more business-minded and are likely to target organisations that are trying to comply with GDPR.
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Cybersecurity
EU companies least prepared for GDPR with just 26% fully compliant
Despite the low level of compliance, Forrester Research says these numbers are in fact 'encouraging' for a number of reasons.