Threats to Your Physical Data Destruction Process

Mark Harper of HSM, discusses how the media focus on cyber-attacks and digital data breaches means we are in danger of neglecting our physical information security. Mark highlights the potential risks to paper-based security and how to negate them. In today’s data-driven environments, data compliance and security should be at the heart of any business. With the GDPR driving changes back in May 2018, it seemed as though emphasis rightly

GRC International Group brings clarity to GDPR breach reporting with the launch of GRCI Law

GRC International Group has launched GRCI Law – a new arm of the organisation designed to support organisations in all aspects of GDPR compliance and breach reporting. The introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) over six months ago marked a significant increase in responsibility and risk for all organisations that process personal data. However, despite the potential impact of the regulation, there remains a significant amount of confusion

GDPR compliance demystified with new online self-service tool

Information security specialists, Shred-it, has announced the release of a new online self-service tool designed to help businesses achieve General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance. Following guidance from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), GDPR Manager guides users through a six-step process from initial assessment to an outgoing action plan. This announcement comes after recent survey findings in Shred-it’s 2018 State of the Industry Report showed that 22% of small business

Most companies won’t be ready for GDPR says WinMagic

With just one month until the new EU General Data Protection Regulation Legislation (GDPR) comes into force, data security company WinMagic, has released the findings of research that suggests many companies will not be ready when it takes effect on May 25th, 2018. 62% of IT Decision Makers (ITDMs) surveyed describe themselves as ‘confident’ in the build-up, with 1 in 5 (18%) saying they are nervous. Only half (51%) of

Technology can mitigate GDPR compliance risk, says Panasonic

Panasonic Business has stressed the importance of technology ahead of the introduction of new EU regulations on data protection. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) becomes enforceable from 25 May 2018 with the intention of strengthening and unifying data protection for all individuals within the EU. Sanctions for data breaches are as much as €20million or up to 4% of a company’s annual worldwide turnover. Practically, it strengthens the requirement

Stormshield and Oodrive enter partnership to increase secure Cloud data sharing

Stormshield and Oodrive are pooling their expertise to demonstrate their commitment to Cloud security. Currently, the Cloud is the cornerstone of the digital transformation in organisations. 90 % of them now use it for remotely accessing applications and professional data, as well as for improving the way in which they collaborate with their ecosystems. Yet, 65% of companies are still not sure just how secure their data is in the

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