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Subject access requests

How to deal with Subject Access Requests

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on the 25th of May 2018 and completely overhauled how businesses process and handle data. Organisations have had to rapidly adapt to ensure they are compliant with the new legislation and not liable for the large fines which have dominated 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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The GDPR Dream Team

So you are responsible for your organisation’s GDPR project. Imagine you had the option to choose the best people in your business to assist with the implementation of the GDPR regulation? You would select those individuals with the corporate standing and personal reputation for getting things done. All the hard...

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Cyber Governance Health Check Report 2017 – The Lowdown

Since 2013, the UK Government has surveyed the UK’s top 350 companies to understand how they are managing their cyber risks. This year’s report has found that these businesses are now more aware of the importance of good cyber security, but warns that they must improve at a much faster...

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Phishing Attacks – 5 Ways to Protect Your Business

With recent reports identifying phishing as one of the most persistent and prevalent issues in the realm of cyber security, it is important to not only understand the level of risk your organisation faces, but also how best to mitigate this risk. Phishing scams have been around for quite some...

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Ransomware Attacks – Do’s and Don’ts

It’s already been a year of high profile ransomware attacks with WannaCry and Petya still fresh in our memories. These attacks are designed to target businesses and this epidemic could be worse than you think. Three out of four companies reported falling victim to phishing last year, and according to Symantec, over the course...

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International Day of Charity

As today is International Day of Charity, we thought it would be the ideal time to do a blog updating you all on our relationship with our Charity of the Year – Foyle Search & Rescue. So far, this year we have had bake sales, raffles, Fantasy Football and only a...

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3 reasons why your employees need IT security awareness training

You could spend millions and millions on the best technology in the world, but regardless of what you pay for its not going to stop your business from being susceptible to a cyber-attack.  “But I have the best antivirus, with the most critically acclaimed anti-spyware with the most costly firewalls.” This may protect you to a certain degree...

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