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Research finds majority of businesses failing to comply with GDPR
70% of companies couldn’t fulfil data access and portability requests within the GDPR-specified one-month time limit.
17 Sep 2018
Privacy management company OneTrust expands into AU and NZ
The expansion includes a new office, local data centres and updated product offerings to meet new and amended Australia and New Zealand privacy laws.
21 Aug 2018
In a GDPR world, true passwordless security reigns
About 81% of mass breaches are caused by stolen or weak passwords, and just over half of data breaches involve some form of credential harvesting.
21 Aug 2018
Over 2,300 data breaches disclosed so far in 2018 - report
Phishing for and using the stolen credentials to access systems or services stands out as a particularly popular attack method.
20 Aug 2018
How MSSPs must protect data in the breach disclosure era
The penalties for non-compliance can be upward of four percent of a company’s global turnover.
06 Aug 2018
Data security: the new frontier of app protection
Many organisations are fearful of becoming the first to experience a data breach and be burdened with the heavy costs for non-compliance.
31 Jul 2018
How every business can benefit from GDPR compliance
At its very heart, GDPR is all about protecting customer and employee data.
18 Jul 2018
NZ-UK fintech collaboration could shake up traditional finance sector
If New Zealand and the UK collaborated on fintech projects, what kinds of challenges would we face and how could regulations shape our activities?
17 Jul 2018
Businesses collecting more data than they can handle - Gemalto
"Whether it’s selling it on the dark web, manipulating it for financial gain or to damage reputations, unsecured data is a goldmine for hackers."
11 Jul 2018
US company opens Amsterdam data centre to adhere to GDPR
In response to the imposition of GDPR, First Advantage has opened a 'state-of-the-art' data centre in Amsterdam to ease growing customer concerns.
05 Jul 2018
Gartner - 6 security and risk management trends
The six things anyone trying to sell, integrate or enhance cybersecurity need to know.
04 Jul 2018
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Gemalto on GDPR and the evolving security channel
Senior director of data protection services Gary Marsden talks about whether we were prepared for GDPR and how the channel going through a transition.
29 Jun 2018
Managing the information paradox in the NDB/GDPR era
Businesses need a solution that helps manage compliance and audits while making it simple for the right people to access the data they need.
26 Jun 2018
Microsoft report: Cyber attacks cost Australia $29b
"The finding that one in five Australian businesses are not performing regular forensics and data breach assessments is surprising."
26 Jun 2018
CISOs - Know what you can and can’t control with GDPR
80% of GDPR-related data isn’t under the control of CISOs.
25 Jun 2018
Small businesses don't ignore the GDPR; it matters now
Any company that's doing business in Europe will be subject to the GDPR, including companies based in a foreign country.
22 Jun 2018
Diligent launches AU data centre for clients wanting data onshore
The governance technology specialist says it will be equipped to better serve its government and clients with the new Canberra data centre.
22 Jun 2018
GDPR, changing what it means to be a good data custodian
One of the key elements of the GDPR is that it empowers citizens to have a voice in how their data is used.
19 Jun 2018
Exclusive interview: Tableau on data analytics, AI and GDPR
We sat down with Tableau chief product officer Francois Ajenstat to talk about how the company enables organisations to be more 'analytics capable'.
13 Jun 2018
Optics firm hit with biggest data breach fine in French history
The CNIL has fined a French optics firm €250,000 - the biggest fine ever dealt to a French company.
13 Jun 2018
Companies caught between crooks and compliance - Centrify
“The challenge that faces companies is they have to defend against cyberattacks while also having to comply with multiple regulations."
12 Jun 2018
Why a data consolidation strategy is the best approach to GDPR compliance
For most organisations, the only way to effectively comply with GDPR is to adopt a strategy of data consolidation.
06 Jun 2018
Interview: Rubrik EMEA director sheds light on data storage's future
We spoke with Rubrik Western EMEA director Martin Brown about the data centre industry, cybercrime, and some of the trends the company is pursuing.
30 May 2018
GDPR: the new Notifiable Data Breach on the block
Sophos give some GDPR guidelines for Australian organisations.
29 May 2018