When Should You Conduct a DPIA?

DPIA

Sometimes we get in the mode of doing something out of procedure without a true understanding of why it’s important and the true benefit of the process. Such is the case with the DPIA (Data Protection Impact Assessments) which is pivotal to GDPR compliance. In general, conducting a DPIA will improve awareness in your organisation […]

How to Stay Compliant with the GDPR After Brexit

GDPR Brexit No Deal

With Brexit-no-deal staring us in the face, the big question for the future is what happens next? The UK Government has stated its’ plans to keep the GDPR regulation “as-is” after it has left the Union; therefore companies are advised to maintain compliance with both the GDPR and the UK DPA 2018 even if they […]

2020 Trends that will Dominate Data Privacy

2019 brought a great deal of focus on data privacy; not to mention the variety of new government regulations. With cyber-attacks on the rise not only in size but in sophistication and cost, data privacy remains a very relevant topic. And attacks aren’t going away – an increase of 72% in the average cost of […]

Will ISO 27701 be the new certification trend for GDPR?

ISO 27701 GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) may have come into force in 2018 but 2019 was the dominating year for it. Last year, we saw companies put more effort into not only achieving GDPR compliance but into actively maintaining it. This is harder to do than it might seem — as just one mistake can result in a […]

No, it won’t automatically make you GDPR compliant, but it will help…

If you’re about to embark on the journey to ISO 27001, or if you’ve achieved the certification and are now in the process of maintaining it, then the new privacy information management extension to ISO 27001 could be something you may want to consider. It was purposefully developed to address and assist organisations in meeting […]

The British Airways Data Breach “fine”

A fake news parody making fun of the clickbait around the BA and Marriott Group breach fines

Sometimes the truth grows wings and takes flight How UK media reported the ICO’s intention to fine BA & Marriott Hotels and a penetration tester’s view on what BA could of and should of done. Oh, and what’s happened so far with the fine that they actually did issue to Facebook On the 8th July, […]

The Most Effective Social Engineering Attacks of 2018 [Infographic]

Social Engineering Attacks Social engineering. Nowadays it’s everywhere, and you couldn’t even know about it. Where the normal idea of a “hacker” is someone sitting in their room with a dark hoodie on looking at multiple monitors of code, social engineering is the hacking of humans. We have created this infographic to detail some of the […]

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