Europol: the response to unprecedented cyber-attacks “not good enough”

The global scale, impact and rate of spread of cyber-attacks over the past year is unprecedented reports Europol’s 2017 Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA). “The global impact of huge cyber-security events such as the WannaCry ransomware epidemic has taken the threat from cyber-crime to another level. Read about the new Europol’s 2017 Internet Organised Crime Threat […]

Data-hucksters beware – online privacy is making a comeback

Read John Naughton analyse the upcoming GDPR data protection regime coming up in European Union on Guardian : Next year, 25 May looks like being a significant date. That’s because it’s the day that the European Union’s general data protection regulation (GDPR) comes into force. This may not seem like a big deal to you, […]

Key priorities to prepare for EU GDPR

Read Bart Willemsen list how companies can prepare for the upcoming European Union GDPR regime on IT Pro Portal : The EU’s GDPR has attracted a lot of attention recently, because so many organisations will be subject to the regulation. Coming into effect on the 25th of May 2018, GDPR is intended to protect the […]

Deadline looms for companies to comply with EU Data Protection Regulation

Read Larry Anderson’s article about how the upcoming GDPR data breach notification regime will impact businesses on Source Security : The European Union has spelled out specific requirements and safeguards for handling and protecting personal data. In the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the EU makes clear exactly what is expected of those who control […]

GDPR: Five myths you will encounter on your compliance journey

Read Jimmy Desai clear five myths regarding the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which comes into effect from 1.5.2018 in European Union on Computer Weekly : The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force in May 2018. For the information commissioner, GDPR creates an onus on companies to understand the risks they create for others, […]

How Europe Is Grappling With Increased Cybersecurity Threats

European cybersecurity experts have been meeting in Brussels to discuss ways to combat recent attacks, including Tuesday’s malware infection of thousands of business computers. Read the transcript of the meeting held in Brussels where European cyber security experts discuss the increased cyber security threats on NPR.

GDPR regulations could cost banks over €4.7bn in fines in first three years

A report from business management consultants Consult Hyperion has predicted that European FIs could face fines of up to €4.7bn ($5.2bn) in the first three years as financial services begin to adapt to the new regulations. Read how to upcoming GDPR data breach notification regime in European Union can cause banks over €4.7bn in fines […]

Report predicts banks to get €4.7bn fines in first 3 years under GDPR

A new report is “conservatively” forecasting that European finance organisations are about to shell out  €4.7 billion in first three years after the GDPR comes into power thanks to data breaches which they don’t currently have to declare. Read about the new report by AllClear ID which reveals that financial institutions may face €4.7bn fines in first […]

Keep Calm and Comply: One Year and Counting Until GDPR

With the May 2018 deadline fast approaching for Europe’s new data protection laws, Phil Muncaster outlines practical tips from the experts on how to get in shape ahead of the big date Read  Phil Muncaster’s article about why companies should comply with GDPR before it comes into effect on Infosec Magazine.

How to find the silver lining in the EU’s looming General Data Protection Regulation penalties

Read Paul Gillin explain how companies can find a silver lining in the upcoming GDPR regime in European Union on Silicon Angle : With less than a year remaining until the European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation kicks in, the level of hyperventilation in the business world has reached epic proportions. Read his full […]