Is Employee Negligence The Biggest Threat To Cyber Security?

Is Employee Negligence The Biggest Threat To Cyber Security?

IBM has created a new app to analyse the behaviour of company employees. The app will determine whether or not a company’s systems have been compromised by cybercriminals – so-called ‘insider threats’. But while the term ‘insider threat’ may invoke the image of a malicious employee lurking in the shadows trying to steal company secrets ...

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GDPR - Cloud Computing Can help Achieve Strong Data Security...

GDPR - Cloud Computing Can help Achieve Strong Data Security...

GDPR – cloud computing can help achieve strong data security through enterprise-grade tools and measures, and preventing inappropriate access to data and information

Anybody responsible for their organisation’s regulatory compliance activities needs to be well prepared for GDPR and not underestimate what is required in complying with it.

In brief, data protection requirements will become ...

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Charities Having Adequate IT Security

Charities Having Adequate IT Security

JOSEPH BLASS, chief executive officer of IT and telephony provider WORKPLACELIVE, urges charities to address IT security issues such as ransomware.

Thinking about the vulnerability of charities to malicious IT disruption, how is it that so many organisations were caught unprepared for the recent major ransomware attack? Is it that they all had the latest ...

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How Cloud Operators Can Help Mitigate The Onerous Tasks Of GDPR Responsibilities

How Cloud Operators Can Help Mitigate The Onerous Tasks Of GDPR Responsibilities

With the onset of GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) in May 2018, data protection requirements will become more stringent. The responsibilities placed on an organisation relating to the data it holds will be two-fold:

•As a data controller (where the organisation enters and maintains personal data), the organisation must comply with rules concerning consent, access ...

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Up In The Cloud - Construction & Civil Engineering (May 2017)

Up In The Cloud - Construction & Civil Engineering (May 2017)

Switching from PBX to cloud-based telephony can achieve much more than cost savings

Switching from PBX to cloud-based telephony can achieve much more than cost savings

Thinking of saving on PBX hardware costs and call charges by switching to cloud-based telephony [VoIP]? The benefits range beyond the immediate financial to include operational performance improvements across the enterprise – SME or charity – when VoIP is integrated with Unified Communications [UC], hosted desktops and CRM.

VoIP with UC frees an organisation from fixed, landline-based ...

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Cloud Computing, Cyber Security & Data Protection: What You Need To Know

Cloud Computing, Cyber Security & Data Protection: What You Need To Know

By now most if not all of you will have heard of cloud computing [or “the cloud”] – and risks posed to computer users everywhere by cyber attacks, hacking, viruses and malware. You may also have been reading about a cyber security skills shortage and wondering how it might impact business.

On top of those concerns ...

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Cloud Computing Options For IT Support Companies

Refer, White Label, or go it alone?

IT support companies not yet offering cloud computing are likely to be discussing how they can take advantage of it for themselves - as an increasingly essential new offering - and for their customers. 

Some customers will be wondering if the cloud is right for them and, if so, what ...

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Hosted Desktops can reduce your GDPR liabilities

Hosted Desktops can reduce  your GDPR liabilities

 

For those of you who are not familiar yet, GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) is the new European directive superseding national laws such as the UK Data Protection Act and coming into force on the 25th May 2018.  The regulation sets out a number of provisions for all organisations who handle personal data of EU ...

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Is Microsoft Office 365 right for you?

By now you would have heard of Microsoft Office 365 and if you are reviewing your organisation’s IT arrangements then you may be wondering if it’s the most appropriate solution for you. The answer to this question is “Maybe”; there are alternatives and they include Microsoft’s Outlook and Office installed on in-house ...

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