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Phishing Attacks are Getting Less Fishy

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Cybercriminals are making it harder to spot something fishy going on with their phishing, even Google isn’t completely safe in the battle to defend its customers from dastardly email attacks. The latest attack took the form of an email, designed to look like an invitation to edit a Google Doc. Inside the email was a […]

Getting to Grips with Your New GDPR Responsibilities

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Over the last five weeks, we have been breaking down the parts of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that matter most to you. From changes to consent to the Brexit factor, we’ve lifted the lid on the GDPR so you can crack on with your compliance processes over the next 12 months. In the […]

Happy World Password Day!

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  We all know the rules. Don’t use any personal information to create a password; that means no significant dates, your own name, mother’s maiden name and the like. It must be obscure, a unique combination of letters and numbers. But how many of us REALLY follow that seemingly simple rule? Today is World Password […]

Strike Three

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Rail strikes, flash floods, snow storms, poorly children. Like it or not, these events are an inevitable part of life, but that doesn’t mean your business should have to slow down! Imagine a world where you can work from anywhere at anytime (beach-based office space is the dream, of course!)… “Work from home, travel at a […]

Sound Your GDPR Alarm

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Since the introduction of the Data Protection Directive (DPD) in 1995, European member states have faced inconsistencies in their personal data protection standards. In the fourth of our series of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) blogs we’re discussing changes to data breach notifications and what that means for your business, as standardisation takes hold. The […]

Machine Learning

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It’s not every morning that a van with a satellite perched on the top pops over to our data centre and the team from BBC Breakfast roll out. With machine learning causing quite a stir in recent months, the BBC team were covering the latest tech story and there was only one place to do […]

Make Your Choice

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It seems that ballots are like buses here in the UK at the moment; none for a while and then far too many all at once! The referendum, local elections, mayoral elections and now a general election. Perhaps, though, we need to make the most of it! We could drive real change in the country […]

Do You Have Permission to Use That Data?

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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been a hot topic for businesses throughout the UK, Europe and beyond over the last year. The legislation seeks to give citizens greater control over their information and protect personal data. It also introduces a number of new responsibilities for both data controllers and data processors. In the […]