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Is Google Violating GDPR By Tracking EU Users?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Consumer groups in Europe argue Google doesn’t have a valid legal basis for processing users’ location data and is processing personal information that violates the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation. Google is in hot water with a handful of… Read More

Why Cathay Pacific Data Breach Should Trigger Talk About Data Classification For Cybersecurity

Reading Time: 2 minutes No matter how small or simple the business, data protection must be a priority and the starting point is data classification. In seeking cybersecurity, we need to make sure we are aligning data protection strategies with the actual threat…. 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Reading Time: 3 minutes Many organizations continue outdated practices that don’t consider the rapidly changing world of data governance. Outdated agreements and poorly devised classification policies are signs that it’s time for an overhaul; especially considering emerging technologies like the use of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

New Privacy Laws Require Security Professionals To Up Their Game

Reading Time: 3 minutes Two recent privacy laws — GDPR and the California Consumer Privacy Act (AB-375) – focus more attention on protecting the digital privacy of individuals. Both laws will require security professionals to up their game. In this post I will… Read More