Compliance and Data Protection Blog

Data Breaches Can Happen: What Will Your Response Be?

It’s time to discuss one of the horrible truths of data protection and cybersecurity. This is that breaches will happen, no matter how many steps and procedures you put in place to avoid them. This is because systems are designed, built and run by people and people are not flawless. People make mistakes and this … Continued

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Get Data Protection Right: Four Things You Need to Do to Create Strong Data Protection Policies

We’ve begun to see news headlines where organisations receive fines for lack of adequate data protection. Regulators will never be able to police every non-compliant company, so what’s the data protection regulation for in most cases? While the GDPR is an enforcement framework, it is also a set of guiding principles that you can use … Continued

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Get Your Data Protection Right: Have You Checked Your Patch Manager?

Because GDPR compliance is hard to achieve for many companies, there’s a tendency to see it as a negative thing. But is this true? If you view it as an ally and use GDPR to improve your data protection, you move nearer to compliance as a benefit. Start thinking of GDPR as “Getting Data Protection … Continued

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Get your Data Protection Right: Five Top Network Vulnerabilities and How to Prevent Them

With so many companies unable to comply with GDPR now or in the future, we say the regulation is effectively dead. Yes, you’ll hear about hefty fines meted out to big organisations and multinationals who slip up. Still, regulators know many businesses cannot fully comply. If you think of GDPR as “getting data protection right”, … Continued

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