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    Ransomware: when your data backup is your last line of defence, make it count


    Not all data backups are created equal. 

    The cyber-threat landscape is ever evolving, and undoubtedly one of the biggest current threats is ransomware. Ransomware is a type of malicious software that threatens to publish the victim’s data, or perpetually block access to it, unless a ransom is paid. For modern organizations who rely on data to operate and thrive, this kind of attack can be catastrophic. A recent global report from Sophos found that the average cost of paying a ransom was $1.4 million, or $730,000 in equivalent loss of revenue owing to downtime should they choose not to.

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    The importance of data protection as a service in the post-pandemic world


    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, over the past 18 months global working habits have changed considerably. With the outbreak in the UK starting at the beginning of 2020, orders to stay at home were given across the country. As businesses rushed to implement strategies that would allow them to continue operations, cloud adoption and remote working accelerated at unprecedented rates.

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    Improving Outcomes with Informatics Powered by Safe Data

    Health organizations are working hard to safely leverage patient data across the care continuum to improve outcomes.

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    Agile Crypto and the Quantum Threat

    As the reality of quantum computing approaches, companies and other organizations need to stay one step ahead of the potential computational power that could render today’s encryption algorithms obsolete.

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    Top Privacy Priorities for 2021


    2020 was a whirlwind for privacy — with a pandemic, the invalidation of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield brought about by the “Schrems II” ruling, and the state of California continues to push privacy regulation to the forefront in the U.S., the importance of data protection continues to grow globally 2021 continues.

  • Managing Complex DSARs in the Enterprise

    Managing Complex DSARs in the Enterprise

    The number and complexity of Data Subject Access Requests (DSARs) received from both customers and employees has increased over the past couple of years, and some fear Covid-related redundancies will further drive up the numbers.

  • Privitar 23.02 Becoming a data driven bank

    Becoming a Data-Driven Bank with Privacy at the Core

    Leveraging sensitive data to deliver insights and product innovation is more important to running a profitable bank than ever before. This increased demand for sensitive data is creating a strain on existing processes as regulations continue to restrict how and for what personal data can be used.

  • Informatica Intelligent Data Privacy

    An Agile Approach to Reduce Privacy Risk and Earn Customer Trust


    Traditional data protection is sinking under the perfect storm of constant data change, accelerating data speed, and surging data volume—and the customer backlash is rising.

  • Cambridge Analytica

    One Year on from the Cambridge Analytica Scandal


    Just one year after news broke of the shocking relationship between Facebook and Cambridge Analytica, the scandal has lost none of its relevance in terms of how organisations worldwide handle data on consumers and employees.

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    A Day In the Life of Incident and Data Breach


    Organizations across the globe have experienced incident and data breaches for the past 10 years. What has changed significantly during this time is the regulatory scrutiny, the public nature of breaches and the emerging private right of action supported by very strong privacy advocacy groups.

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    Can AI solve the Schrems II puzzle?


    What are your options for cross border data-sharing for 2021? Alexandra Ebert, Chief Trust Officer of MOSTLY AI, a synthetic data solution startup, offers a way out of the dilemma with privacy-compliant, accurate synthetic data. 

  • Encrypt Everything

    A Practical Guide on How to Protect Your Organization’s Sensitive Data


    IT Security teams are looking for a holistic approach to solving today’s data security challenges, with a data security platform that enables them to identify and protect sensitive data wherever it resides, using a comprehensive set of data protection mechanisms and centralized policy and key management.

  • Career Development for Privacy Professionals

    Career Development for Privacy Professionals


    As privacy and data protection roles are becoming more diverse, so is the required skillset from candidates. You’re no longer (necessarily) a DPO with a legal background whose main focus is risk identification in light of regulatory requirements. 

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    Will Covid-19 lead to a permanent change in the way we work?


    Before Covid-19, home working was on the rise anyway. Will the shift to home-working created by the virus crisis create a permanent shift, and if so, what will that mean for business, the economy, climate change and for that seldom discussed aspiration: the quality of life?

  • Data Human Computer

    Human error remains the main cause of data breaches


    The Shred-it’s Ninth Annual Data Protection Report identifies the insights, opinions and practices of data protection among Small Business Owners (SBOs), C-Suite Executives and the public.

  • Magnifying Glass

    GDPR vs data protection act – Spot the difference


    With GDPR now adopted into EU law, we speak to Steve Sands, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and Data Protection Officer (DPO) at Synectics Solutions to highlight how it differs from the Data Protection Act, and the implications for business.

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    Tik Tok changes privacy settings for teenage users


    Video-sharing platform Tik Tok has announced changes aimed at improving privacy and safety for teens.

  • Legally sound Consent Management

    Legally sound consent management- everything you need to know


    Classification, checklists and practical tips for the correct approach to cookies and other web technologies.

  • PrivSec Report Business Focus

    PrivSec fundraising deals in November and December


    A round-up of fundraising and business deals from the privacy, data protection and cybersecurity sectors in November and December 2020.

  • Connected Vehicles

    Connected vehicles and the rise of automotive cyber security


    Vehicles are now entertainment, communications and productivity hubs, connected to both the internet and their surroundings – so automotive cyber security is increasingly essential, writes Alexander Moiseev

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