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This is How Much Your Customers Trust You With Their Data
This is How Much Your Customers Trust You With Their Data
Despite high-level data breaches capturing headlines and social media scams wreaking havoc on users’ personal information, recent research from the Information Commissioner’s Office’s 2018 Information Rights Survey highlights an increase in customer trust regarding organisations handling their data.

Although not yet the majority, the survey found that 34 per cent of people...

Beyond the Basics: Controlling Your Social Media Data
Beyond the Basics: Controlling Your Social Media Data
Did You Know?
Fallout from the Facebook Cambridge Analytica scandal and expanded user rights from the GDPR now empower you to force social media giants to delete your old posts. In March 2018, Facebook confirmed that a third-party app had unlawfully harvested data relating to nearly 87 million people across the globe, including 1 million UK citizens, which was then shared with an organisation called...

How Does the GDPR Define Personal Data?
How Does the GDPR Define Personal Data?

On 25 May, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect, which doesn’t leave your organisation much time to educate itself on all the forthcoming changes. The GDPR expands the rights of individuals and their personal data, and places greater obligations on businesses that process that data. 

You may not realise it, but your organisation most likely handles...

Cyber Security – Have you left the back door open?
Cyber Security – Have you left the back door open?

In this age of connectivity and access, the easier it is for you to reach your customer, the easier it is for people to reach you. It is therefore important to protect your systems and valuable data.
The world of Cyber security is no longer the remit of your ‘IT Manager’ it is now reaching the boardroom. Cyber crime is on the rise and it is extremely profitable. In fact “70%...

Cyber Security is not a Priority for a Majority of Businesses
Cyber Security is not a Priority for a Majority of Businesses
According to a quarterly survey from the merchant banking group, Close Brothers, 63 per cent of UK companies have chosen not to invest in better cyber security over the next 12 months, despite the fact that nearly that same amount is concerned about being victims of cyber crime. The decision to forego cyber defences is especially surprising considering that 24 per cent of UK companies have experienced...