Data Privacy & Protection

Ransomware – Define, Protect and Detect

The ‘Wannacrypt’ virus attack that made headlines this week by infecting over 200,000 machines globally and crippling the NHS among other organisations. Ransomware emerged in 2013 with the infamous Crytolocker virus. Since then it has grown to include many new variants and strains.


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How to Prepare for the New GDPR

It’s now less than two years until the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect. In our last post we looked at the impact this will have upon organisations. Here, we outline the practical steps you can take to prepare for this new climate of increased regulation. First […]


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A Virus Backup Plan: Responding When the Worst Happens

Extortion. Ransom. Cyber criminals. No, this isn’t a description of the latest best-seller. For many, however, it could be the start of a very bad day at the office. Unless, that is, you have a virus backup plan in place beforehand. What happens to turn an average day into a […]


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4 Things to Remember When Securing Your Enterprise IT

Security and data breaches continue to hit the IT news streams this week. Classified data on Scorpene submarines has made its way into the public domain –putting the national security of a number of nations at risk. Ransomware is making headlines, as well. Trend Micro reports that in the first […]


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Disposing of IT Assets: How Not to Have Your Information Stolen on eBay

Some organisations dispose of their IT assets by recycling what they can and discarding the rest. For others, the process involves reselling parts that still hold some market value. And although today’s IT disposition industry claims to have a strong focus on compliance, governance and security, there are still several […]


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