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Do you have a data breach response plan?

This blog has been updated to reflect industry updates. Originally published 6 August 2018. The EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) requires organisations to respond to serious data breaches within 72 hours of detection. This…

Your DPO questions answered in an interview with…

Organisations have had to get a lot more serious about data processing and information security since the EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) came into effect earlier this year. For many, that has included the…

Customers lose confidence – data breaches aren’t just…

A recent survey by Ping Identity shows that customers move away from brands that have suffered data breaches. Data breaches are now a common occurrence – big-name brands affected in 2018 include FIFA, British Airways,…

How can Scottish businesses prepare for a cyber…

Cyber attacks and data breaches are inevitable, and with 41% of executives saying they spend at least twice as much on investigations and relation interventions as is lost to cybercrime, it is in every organisation’s…

Keeping customer data secure during the festive season

’Tis the season to be jolly and for the nation to get festive. Whether that’s in the form of cards and gifts, or food and drink, consumer spending will surge between now and Christmas. Although…

Lessons from the Eurostar hack

Last month, cross-Channel rail service Eurostar discovered that it had suffered a hacking attempt between 15 and 19 October 2018. However, unlike other players in the travel industry that recently suffered breaches, such as BA…