Policy Management

How to effectively communicate and manage policies

How to Effectively Manage and Communicate Policies

Policies are crucial in the workplace as they help reinforce and clarify the standards that are expected of employees. In effect, they are the written laws that define what is acceptable and unacceptable within your organisation. Whether it’s a social media policy, password policy, or privacy policy, your employees need…

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Policy Engagement in the Covid and Post Covid World

Policy Engagement in a COVID & Post-COVID World

The world has changed, business has changed. A worldwide pandemic has caused restructuring of processes, employees, and activities. It has forced organizations to look for agile ways to manage a dynamic business environment. As organizations went into lockdown and moved employees to a work from home environment they were confronted…

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Challenge of Cyber Security Awareness

How to Overcome the Challenge of Cyber Security Awareness

If there is one thing that we can be certain about when it comes to Cyber Security, it’s that the landscape will remain dynamic and turbulent. Cyber attacks and breaches continue to hit the headlines and organisations have become increasingly conscious of how vulnerable they are to threats.  Cyber Security Awareness Month  October marks the…

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A Guide to PSD2 – Strong Customer Authentication

Advances in digital technologies and the growth of the internet have led to an explosion in online crime. As traditional crimes like burglary and car theft continue to fall, online fraud has quickly become the most common crime in the UK with almost one in ten people falling victim. Criminals have shifted…

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tips for GDPR compliance

5 Tips for GDPR Compliance

As we edge closer to the one-year anniversary of the implementation of GDPR, many organisations are still struggling to achieve compliance with the landmark legislation. In fact, a recent study conducted by Forrester found that over half of the respondents had not taken all the necessary steps to achieve compliance, despite the passing of…

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How to protect your business from a data breach

How to Protect your Business from a Data Breach

With the number of data breaches increasing year on year, organisations are slowing waking up to the realisation that no company is immune to this growing threat. 46% of all UK businesses identified a breach in the last 12 months and the IDC predicts that by 2020, more than 1.5 billion people, or…

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Top 5 Tips to Beat the Hackers

280 Customers of Payroll Software Company Receive Notice of Data Breach

UK software group Sage has notified 280 of its customers that a data breach might have compromised the personal details and banking information of their employees. On 12 August, the Newcastle-based provider of business management software for accounting and payroll services notified 280 of its UK customers about the breach. The…

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A Quick Guide to Incident Management Systems for Organisations

Data breaches are now occurring on an almost daily basis and with the recent introduction of GDPR, it has never been more important for organisations to have the right measures in place to deal with a security incident. As a result, there is now an increased need for organisations to have incident…

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GDPR Countdown – The Final GDPR Checklist

Organisations around the world will soon be breathing a collective sigh of relief as the impending GDPR deadline finally comes into force. In this post, we have a GDPR checklist for the  After all the planning and preparations that have taken place over the last two years, the GDPR will…

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Five ways your business can benefit from GDPR

Five Ways Your Business Can Benefit From GDPR The countdown is now well and truly on until the biggest shake-up of data protection rules in over two decades! The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect on the 25th May and completely overhaul how businesses process and handle data. This…

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Data Privacy Day

Data Privacy Day This weekend marks Data Privacy Day, a day designed to raise awareness of the importance of safeguarding information. Millions of people are unaware and uninformed about how their personal information is being used, collected or shared and it is hoped that this day will help inform and…

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Mind Hacking – Cyber Threat of the Future?

You may be aware of the latest Scarlett Johansson film ‘Ghost in the Shell’ based upon the famous Japanese manga series that spanned a franchise that even Marvel would be proud of. The film sees Johansson play a cyber-enhanced human that has been modified to act as a weapon against…

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