GDPR One Year On: What Have We Learned?

Saturday the 25th of May marked a year since the EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) came into force in the EU. Most member states have adapted their national data protection laws to be GDPR equivalent (Portugal, Greece, and Slovenia are in the final stages) and the rules governing how data is collected, stored and […]

Secure Email and Accidental Data Leakage

Data breaches are still a threat for all organisations and with the advent of GDPR in the EU, the implications if one occurs go beyond the reputational into the potentially significant financial area. Most of the focus on preventing data breaches is on thwarting attacks from outside, but there is potential for data leakage from […]

WannaCry Ransomware Crisis – Two Years On

It is two years since the WannaCry ransomware malware spread globally. Figures suggest it infected about 230,000 PC’s in nearly 150 countries. It also forced many organisations to shut down their PC’s and Internet access to prevent infections. Official figures published by the NHS in the UK show that a third of all the hospital […]

Blockchain: Cybersecurity Help or Hinderance?

Blockchain technology has wound its way around the world, it has seeped into every sphere of our lives from banking to healthcare and beyond. Blockchain Technology is defined by Alex Tapscott (2016) as being; “An incorruptible digital ledger of economic transactions that can be programmed to record not just financial transactions but virtually everything of value” […]