Post-Brexit: How has data protection compliance changed?

While much of The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) have been incorporated into UK law, it’s still important to consider what has changed in terms of how companies – particularly UK-based ones – ensure compliance to data protection regulations. It was argued in 2017 by Index Engines that GDPR puts personal data back in the hands of citizens. …

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Zero the hero! Apple’s new Mail Protection Privacy and what it means for marketing

Imagine you lived in a house in a picturesque village and one day you decided to take a walk to the big city because you needed to buy something in a large shop there. On your way you have to cross a road. It’s only small, there are no cars. However, the next road is much bigger and extremely busy. …

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Should you invest in domain privacy protection?

When you purchase a domain name on any of the best web hosting services on the market, you’ll likely be greeted by a myriad of add-on features that you can purchase alongside the domain name. One useful feature—domain privacy protection—often leaves many wondering whether they should invest in it.  Because this feature generally comes at a small fee, many are …

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Businesses failing to adhere to data protection best practices

While most businesses understand they should be encrypting customer data, the reality is a little different, according to a new report from the Ponemon Institute. The report states that most organizations consider encrypting customer data the most important security practice. However, businesses are more likely to encrypt financial records, payment-related data, employee/HR data, and intellectual property instead. The Ponemon Institute …

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Remote working has exacerbated data protection challenges

The shift to remote working has IT managers everywhere worrying about the safety of their Office 365 data.  This is according to a new report from cloud security firm Barracuda Networks, which claims that almost two-thirds (64 percent) of UK businesses are worried about ransomware attackers targeting their Office 365 deployements.  The worry is not unfounded, either. Almost half (45 …

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What do identity theft protection services do?

Having your identity stolen can be crippling. Identity theft can wreak havoc on your financial situation, as thieves are able to ruin your credit score and even claim money that you’re entitled to. An top of that, knowing that someone else has your personal information takes an emotional toll. Many victims of identity theft report feeling anxious or stressed, even …

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Barely any SMBs have proper security protection in place

Cyberattacks against large enterprises usually provide the material for headlines, but that doesn’t mean small and medium-sized businesses (SMB) are any less vulnerable. As a matter of fact, a new report from NordVPN suggests SMBs are the “sweet spot” for criminals, for a number of reasons. For one, SMBs don’t often believe they are an attractive target. Many SMB decision-makers …

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