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JUN
27
2016

Some Thoughts on Brexit and the GDPR

How will Brexit impact on data protection, specifically the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)?  The details are very unclear and will probably remain so for some months.  However there are some things which are fairly clear. Short Term At the moment the Data Protection
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APR
27
2016

Get Ready for the GDPR

On the 14th April, after four years of argument and huge amounts of lobbying, the European Parliament passed the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).  While this doesn’t change the basic principles of Data Protection it will have a major impact on compliance: how it is
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MAR
19
2016

Ransomware – taking your data hostage

Recently there has been a huge increase in the number of organisations which have suffered a ransomware attack. What is ransomware? It is malware which encrypts all files on your computer and any network drives it can access, so that these files cannot be used: this may well be
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JUL
28
2014

We’re a small firm, no-one will hack us…

We’ve been hacked, but it is only a list of names and email addresses, nothing too sensitive. How many times have I heard this? Let’s think for a moment about how phishing works. You receive an email apparently from a well-known bank, asking you to update your
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