As of the 25th of May 2018 your school regardless of it's status (state-run, academy or private) will be required to appoint a data protection officer (DPO). This role can either be an internal appointment or outsourced, however the fundamentals are …read more
Cryptojacking has recently erupted onto the cybercrime scene, thanks to the surge in value during 2017 of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Monero, and Ethereum. Crooks are aggressively targeting laptops, desktops, servers, and even mobile devices. F…read more
Implementing GDPR is not just about IT systems and making them compliant with the regulations. Data exists in many forms, however in many organisations the greatest risk of breach comes in the forms of physical data. Many businesses have overlooked t…read more
As the deadline for the 25th May is approaching, it feels like all everyone is talking about is GDPR and what it will mean for businesses, large and small.
So in an online world of endless, confusing information about what GDPR is.. we have devi…read more
As a business trying to achieve compliance with GDPR by May is a daunting task. The sheer volume of required changes, polices, procedures and business wide adjustments can be enough to overwhelm, the best of us. Because of this I have noticed a trend…read more
So you have heard about this Data Protection Bill? Or at least you have heard the media talking about this revolution to the rights of British Citizens in relation to their data.
Well fear not, the data protection bill, in short is just the U.K gove…read more
The regulations are quite forth coming about what is needed in terms of encryption. In short, everything should be encrypted and this should be done to protect the rights and freedoms of those subject to data capture.
What this means is that data sh…read more
Ransomware has become a big thing in the world of IT Security in recent years, and big business for the people using it as an attack. With the anonymity of cryptocurrency and the fact that the attackers don’t need to get hold of your data it means th…read more