Data Governance

Cross Border Data Transfers post December 2020

Now that Boris has so triumphantly “Got Brexit Done” it falls to UK business to work out what that really means. The UK is no longer a member of the European Union but, thanks to the transition arrangements set out in the Withdrawal Agreement you might think that very little …

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Data Governance

Mapped: Every GDPR Fine and Enforcement Action to Date

A new study by PC recycling company, Computer Disposals Limited, measures the distribution of GDPR fines around European countries, against the financial penalties leveraged as a result, to reveal some marked discrepancies. After just over a year of GDPR enforcement across Europe, we can start to draw some conclusions about …

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Data Governance

How choosing the right MSSP can help keep essential data safe

By Mattias Deny, VP Managed Security Services EMEA at Trustwave  Organisations have never faced a greater challenge in keeping their data safe from cyber threats as cyber criminals continue to increase both the volume and sophistication of attacks. A recent report from Osterman Research found that 81 percent of organisations reported …

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Data Governance

Data: a double-edged sword for business

By Aman Johal, Lawyer and Director of Your Lawyers British mathematician Clive Humby said in 2006, “Data is the new oil”. Fourteen years later, this statement has never been more prevalent. The value of data and the power it holds over our everyday lives is clear to see, and businesses have …

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Data Governance

Banking on cyber glitches

By Andy Barratt, UK managing director at Coalfire In the wake of another 12 months of major IT glitches and cyber mishaps, the financial services sector continues to find it difficult to yield much faith from customers. In October, the Treasury Select Committee declared that the high number of IT …

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Data Governance

A New Class Of Data

By Richard Hoptroff, Founder and CTO at Hoptroff London Data privacy regulations require a new class of data:  rather than mere records in a database, we need data that can be trusted. Legal frameworks such as the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR), …

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Data Governance

Data privacy and why it matters to our customers

By Anette Bergendorff, Sr. Industry Consultant at Teradata In today’s age of constant data breaches and privacy ethics violations, companies are rethinking how they approach privacy. What if privacy was used as a way to differentiate from competitors and create a business advantage? What if privacy-focused marketing and business practices …

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