With the Petya ransomware attack creating headlines around the world, Matt Middleton-Leal, from CyberArk, looks at the Cybersecurity threat to the UK a year after the Brexit vote.
A significant minority of publicly traded growth companies see cyber security as a “technical topic” not warranting board level consideration, according to a survey out one month after the NHS “ransomware” crisis.
Nearly half (45 per cent) of small businesses don’t have a cyber security plan for their business according to research by Smith & Williamson, the accountancy, investment management and tax group.
Almost a third of UK executives surveyed say their firm has no cybersecurity insurance, compared to 40 per cent in other countries surveys . Only 28 per cent of UK firms surveyed have cybersecurity insurance that covers all risks, 69 per cent of respondents say insurers should do more to explain how they price risk.
Falling foul of the incoming data protection laws could cost your company millions. But failing to accurately and efficiently qualify and cleanse your customer data could cost you so much more, says Robin Caller, CEO of LolaGrove.
Eighty-four per cent of UK small business owners and 43 per cent of senior executives of large companies are unaware of the forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation, according to Shred-it’s seventh annual Security Tracker research, conducted by Ipsos.
Simon Wallwork, at law firm Slater Heelis LLP, outlines the legal responsibilities established businesses must be aware of.
Posted on 15th May 2017 in Bits & Bytes.
The General Data Protection Regulation is ONLY a year away, and the implications on businesses that aren’t compliant are huge. Can your business afford to lose 4% of its annual turnover? Or €20 million? Register for the complimentary GDPR webinar on the 17 May at 2.30pm to learn how the new regulation is going to affect your […]
Accelerated change is the new normal, and for businesses, the rate and scope is staggering, says Phil Allen, at Ping Identity. Not only are organisations dealing with quickly evolving technologies, they’re racing to keep up with shifting customer behaviours and the lightening-fast pace of industry disruptors.
Posted on 12th April 2017 in Bits & Bytes.
Research by Callcredit reveals that 81% of UK consumers are more likely to share their personal data once the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is in place. The legislation was originally drawn up by the European Commission to harmonise data protection within the EU and to govern the export of personal data beyond the EU’s boundaries. […]
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect across Europe in May 2018 and will apply to the UK despite Brexit. As this is a ‘regulation’ rather than a ‘directive’ it is binding and effectively forms part of UK law as soon as it comes into force. GDPR will apply to every organisation in […]
The investment in software should ensure a business experiences a number of cross-company benefits. There are four measurable ways to decipher whether a company is optimising the use of software. These include process efficiency, accelerated growth, data security and cutting costs. The combination of these factors will improve office productivity, streamlining business operations and accounts. […]
Posted on 3rd April 2017 in Bits & Bytes.