Posts In: Data Protection

GCHQ – Cyber Most Likely Crime

“Here in the UK the crime you’re most likely to suffer is a cyber-crime” - Sir Jeremy Fleming, GCHQ Director.

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GCHQ – Ransomware doubles in past year

Why have ransomware attacks increased so much? The answer is quite simple: it is very effective.

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Quantum Cryptography – What Will Change?

13th October 2021 Brigantia, Data Protection, Technology

What will happen to all the existing security if quantum computers make them no longer fit for purpose? These systems will become obsolete, and quantum security will be born.

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Redstor adds more than 20 enhancements to its data management platform to round out H1 2021

10th June 2021 Backup, Brigantia, Data Protection

The first half of 2021 has seen several major trends dominate the IT space, including a surge in crippling cyber-attacks, high-profile outages, and the continued growth of Microsoft 365 and Google Workspace as organisations embrace remote or hybrid working strategies.

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Why you should never store your credentials in your browser

18th December 2020 Data Protection, GDPR, Security, Technology

As many as three million people use browser extensions that maliciously take their data.

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What would you class as a good business opportunity?

21st August 2020 Brigantia, Data Protection, Security

There are three key points to making an opportunity “good”:
1. Your prospective clients need what you can provide.
2. Your prospective clients can afford what you can provide.
3. The service / product is something that you can provide competitively whilst making money.

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What is selling in the new normal?

It would seem that cyber criminals are rather opportunistic by nature and have seen the chaos that the pandemic has left in its wake as a chance to get a better return upon their “investments”, and have expanded operations and increased their efforts accordingly.

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Why Have a GDPR Compliance System?

30th July 2020 Brigantia, Data Protection, GDPR

SMEs need to keep their houses in order in the same way that large enterprises do. Rather than having expensive experts running around doing this, GDPR compliance systems ensure that the way that everything is organised within a business remains compliant.

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May you live in interesting times

“May you live in interesting times” is an English expression which purports to be a translation of a traditional Chinese curse. While seemingly a blessing,...

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How to keep your business secure during a crisis

At the time of writing this the official figures for confirmed Coronavirus cases is 45,204; 4,985 people have recovered and 1,116 have died. These are...

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Human Error

“Well, I don’t think there is any question about it. It can only be attributable to human error. This sort of thing has cropped up...

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Travelex becomes the latest victim of computer criminal behaviour

3rd January 2020 Brigantia, Data Protection, Security

Angus Shaw In March 2018 Travelex managed to leak around 17,000 people’s data. These unfortunate data subjects were all Tesco Bank customers; the data leaked...

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Why do people click on phishing links so quickly?

2nd December 2019 Brigantia, Data Protection, Security

Chloe Schofield Someone asked me a question at a cybersecurity seminar recently. “What do you think has been the single biggest change to the business...

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MailSentry

26th September 2019 Brigantia, Data Protection, Security

First of all, I would like to introduce myself to those of you reading this who may not know who I am. My name is...

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Data protection just took on a whole new level of seriousness

2nd August 2019 Brigantia, Data Protection, GDPR, Security

Mustafa Kasim of Palmer’s Green recently became the first person to be sent to prison following an investigation by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). Kasim...

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Time to take data security seriously?

The news of British Airways’ massive data breaches and the equally massive fines from the ICO are a clear sign of what is to come...

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