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October: Cyber Security Awareness Month, and there are haunting consequences of not being cyber-savvy

Reading Time: 3 minutes Some may simply associate this time of year with pumpkins, ghosts and ghouls, but it is also European Cyber Security Month (ECSM), the EU’s annual awareness campaign which takes place every year in the month of October. The aim… Read More

Accountability the Next Step in Data Protection

Reading Time: 2 minutes The UK’s Information Commissioner stressed in a speech that nearly one year into GDPR, the regulation is at a critical stage. There have been tremendous strides in data protection since the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation last… Read More

Gartner Says Data And Analytics Risks Are Audit Executives’ Prime Concerns For 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes Risks surrounding data and analytics are the primary concerns of chief audit executives (CAEs) for 2019, according to Gartner, Inc. Based on a survey of 144 CAE clients, Gartner has identified the major risks that boards, audit committees and… Read More

Time To Review Your Corporate Data Policy?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Many organizations continue outdated practices that don’t consider the rapidly changing world of data governance. Outdated agreements and poorly devised classification policies are signs that it’s time for an overhaul; especially considering emerging technologies like the use of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

Data Breach Reports See 75% Increase In Last Two Years

Reading Time: 3 minutes Data breaches are up 75% in two years, finds a report from the Information Commissioner (ICO). The study, carried out by Kroll, took into account an array of personal data, including health, financial and employment details. Access to this… Read More