Addressing the EU GDPR and New York Cybersecurity Requirements: 3 Keys to Success – Part 3

Following on from part one, and part two of this three part series, this week’s final instalment looks at Third-Party Risk… 3. Third-Party Risk Third parties can present your greatest area of risk exposure — both for data security,… Read More

Addressing the EU GDPR and New York Cybersecurity Requirements: 3 Keys to Success – Part 2

Following on from part one of this three part series, this week we look at Incident Response… 2. Incident Response Historically, too much IT security spending has focused on the prevention of data breaches, and not enough has gone… Read More

Addressing the EU GDPR and New York Cybersecurity Requirements: 3 Keys to Success – Part 1

How can organizations that are impacted by these regulations implement the necessary changes for compliance? Three Keys to Success Whether it’s the NY Cybersecurity Requirements, the GDPR or other data protection and privacy regulations, efforts should be focused on… Read More

GDPR: Whose problem is it anyway?

With the GDPR deadline looming on May 25, 2018, every organization in the world that transmits data related to EU citizens is focused on achieving compliance. And for good reason. The ruling carries the most serious financial consequences of… Read More

Boldon James “Channel Sales Person of the Year 2017” Award

We wish to congratulate Dean Collins, of InteliSecure UK, on winning the Boldon James “Channel Sales Person of the Year 2017” award. Paul Johnson, EMEA Vice President of Boldon James presents the Channel Sales Person of the Year 2017… Read More

Dear AutoComplete – It’s not all your fault

I’ve read two examples recently where Outlook AutoComplete has been disabled; one a borough council and the other a large financial institution. In both cases this action has been a reaction to their users sending information externally to the… Read More

8 game-changing data trends that will impact businesses in 2018

The convergence of data management technologies, the increased focus on artificial intelligence (AI), and the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be pivotal data trends that will impact businesses moving into 2018, according to a recent… Read More

Seven reasons to classify your data

The best way to protect and govern your data is to let it tell your business applications and infrastructure what it contains. Chris Farrelly, General Manager at HANDD Business Solutions, explains how that’s possible and why you should do… Read More

GDPR: Dumb Ways to Fail – Part 3

The final installment of the three part series from guest blogger, Toby Stevens, describing how organisations can fail in their GDPR readiness, and how you can avoid the same failures. If you missed part one, or part two of… Read More

GDPR: Dumb Ways to Fail – Part 2

This is part two of a series from guest blogger, Toby Stevens, describing how organisations can fail in their GDPR readiness, and how you can avoid the same failures. If you missed part one, catch up now! 4. Treat… Read More

So, what are your requirements?

“We’re looking for something simple, that’s complicated, easy for our customer care users but with more classifications for the legal team… oh, with headers and footers. Plus a PII option. Can this help with GDPR? What colour should the… Read More

GDPR: Dumb Ways to Fail – Part 1

Most blogs, and information that we see at the moment are, quite rightly, focused on how you should prepare for the GDPR considering how little time there is before the new regulations come into force. However, as always, there… Read More

Confidential Security Files Found On USB In The Street

It has recently been reported that a member of the public found a USB stick on the street that contains about 174 files on Heathrow Airport’s security measures. These files contained information regarding: The route taken by the Queen when… Read More

Data Classification as a Catalyst – Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB)

Cloud computing has forever changed the way many companies do business. With rapid implementation, lower initial financial requirements and a platform agnostic, mobile-friendly approach the ubiquity of the internet fosters an always on/anywhere capability never enjoyed before. More than… Read More

The Next Big Thing in Cybersecurity!

Are you looking for the next big thing to help secure your digital assets? The answer is easier than you think and already works for you… meet Kevin. Kevin is a data creator in your organization and, while you… Read More

Yamaha Motor Implements Data Classification to Focus on Information Security

Yamaha Motor has implemented Boldon James’ market leading data classification solution, Classifier, to promote the categorisation of risks and confidentiality of documents, as well as protection of e-mail messages throughout the organisation’s Brazil operation. This follows the lead of… Read More

Data Classification in Healthcare

Healthcare is a highly competitive industry where payers and providers are subject to significant regulatory oversight.  The complex needs of these organizations, and their patients, must be delivered in as efficient a manner as possible, and with precision, while… Read More

How To Find Your Perfect (Security) Partner!

At some point we all have to make decisions about who our friends are and how we are going to deal with the rest of the world. OK it’s mostly trial and error to begin with, and your true… Read More

Data Classification as a Catalyst – Encryption

There is little doubt that encryption is a very powerful tool whose inclusion in an enterprises security program can significantly improve the security of an organizations information when thoughtfully implemented and managed correctly. Introduced without a full understanding however… Read More

Data Classification as a Catalyst for Data Retention and Archiving

Businesses manage data retention in a multitude of ways for many different reasons, ranging from technical considerations to privacy and liability concerns. The regular considerations are, and will always be, top of mind to include regulatory requirements and compliance,… Read More

Data Classification and 23 NYCRR 500

As one of the largest financial hubs in the world the New York Department of Financial Services (DFS) is responsible for governing and regulating those institutions providing financial service products within their jurisdiction. It is for this reason major… Read More

Forget IKEA Meatballs, Sweden Has Got Itself A Whole New Scandal

What began as a scandal earlier in July, has now escalated into a full-blown political crisis for the Swedish government, as the extent of the confidential data leak has become known. The back story goes a little something like… Read More

Data Classification as a Catalyst for DLP

Data Loss Prevention (DLP) is different from most traditional data-centric security solutions in that it primarily focuses on internal, as opposed to external, threats. Unauthorized disclosure of internal data through any media, network mechanism or the accidental disclosure by… Read More

Don’t underestimate the value of data classification

With so many cyber security threats out there, it’s fair to say that IT security professionals are struggling. Much of the advice around security strategy has shifted from attempting to block threats at the perimeter to protecting what matters… Read More

Data Classification as a Catalyst

As a foundational component to Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) data classification is a capability that can define the access, recovery, discovery and security characteristics of an enterprise’s unstructured and semi-structured data. By grouping data into logical categories, classification can… Read More

5 tips for achieving GDPR compliance

The European General Data Protection Regulation will have a global impact when it goes into effect on May 25, 2018, according to Gartner Inc. And the firm predicts that by the end of 2018 more than half of companies… Read More

Stop Losing Sleep Over Compliance Audits

Regulations take many forms, depending upon the industry, the region, and the type of data being protected, but one thing is consistent among them: regulators frown on poor data-protection practices.Compliance can be a chore, and many organizations try to… Read More

Time To Review Your Corporate Data Policy?

Many organizations continue outdated practices that don’t consider the rapidly changing world of data governance. Outdated agreements and poorly devised classification policies are signs that it’s time for an overhaul; especially considering emerging technologies like the use of mobile… Read More

Regulation Rule Breakers

It has been revealed this week that Basildon Council have been fined £150,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for publishing sensitive personal information on its website among details of a planning application. Alongside the planning application, Basildon Council… Read More

No Need To Compromise

I should have replaced my current car about a year ago, but life has a habit of getting in the way of such things so it didn’t happen. As a result I’ve only just started thinking about the checklist… Read More

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