Data Protection

How to “Sell” privacy by design

Privacy by Design is a longstanding concept which organisations have had to become more familiar with over the last few years and has become an integral part of both modern privacy regulations (most famously, GDPR) and data subjects’ expectations. [...]Read More...
Data Protection

Achieving data protection by design – better late than never!

By Andy Bridges, Data Quality & Governance Manager, REaD Group  More than 18 months after GDPR came into effect, “52% of businesses are not fully compliant with the regulation,” according to a recent survey of UK GDPR decision-makers, GDPR Compliance Survey 2010[1]. Is GDPR still on the agenda? The greatest focus on …

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Data Protection

Are Web Application Firewalls alone fit for purpose?

By Andy Still, CTO and Co-Founder, Netacea Web Application Firewalls (WAFs) are a stalwart of cybersecurity, and have been since their introduction in 1999. They have been, until recently, a very effective way of keeping certain attacks at bay: SQL injection attacks, session hijacking, cross site scripting and buffer overflows. …

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Data Protection

AI – the war of the algorithms

By Richard Menear, CEO of Burning Tree Thanks to the likes of Amazon, Google and Facebook, the term Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become more widespread than ever before. Defined as a branch of computer science dealing with the simulation of intelligent behaviour in computers, AI promises all sorts from self-driving cars …

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Data Protection

How will a no-deal Brexit affect your data?

By Bruce Penson, Managing Director of Pro Drive IT Since the result of the 2016 EU referendum, businesses across the country have been following the twists and turns of the Brexit negotiations, waiting nervously for the outcome. Whilst all of this has been going on, a certain General Data Protection Regulation …

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Data Protection

Protecting data in use when consent is not enough

By Gary LaFever, Co-Founder, CEO and General Counsel at  Anonos In today’s data driven world, new technical safeguards are required to help balance data innovation and protect privacy rights when consent no longer works. For example, while consent may look like a panacea for privacy, it falls through the gaps …

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