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The countdown has begun…

Now that the New Year’s celebrations are out of the way, there’s another countdown to look forward to… except this one doesn’t involve champagne and party poppers!

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GDPR: don’t bury your head in the sand!

GDPR six months on… burying your head in the sand is a terrible idea! The ostrich effect is common among humans. We bury our heads in the sand to avoid unpleasant information and pretend that everything is ok, even if the world is falling apart around us. Read more

ICANN want their own timeline for GDPR…

As the clock counts down for the rest of us, ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) says… can we have our own date for GDPR readiness (we’re special and not like the others)! Read more

GDPR: the time to act is now!

You probably already know that new GDPR data protection laws are being introduced this month. But did you know that your business could be publicly shamed if you don’t comply? Read more

The ICO does more than regulate GDPR…

Did you know that the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) does more than regulate GDPR? Read more

The lowdown on GDPR… are you ready?

GDPR – it’s taken over four years of planning and negotiations and in May, there’s a big change coming! Well, in theory anyway. If you’re like the majority and you’ve put GDPR on the back burner, it’s not too late – but you’ll have to act fast. Read more

What is GDPR and what do I need to do?

The EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) comes into force on 25th May 2018. Media reports seem to range from glaring inaccuracies to spurious and misleading sales techniques. There is also a fair amount of scaremongering! You can’t afford to ignore the new legislation, but there’s no need to panic just yet; providing you are considering your next steps and what your business needs to do before the deadline. Read more

Cyber Essentials for Your Business: Why It Makes Sense…

How secure is your business’s cybersecurity? Do you take adequate care of customer and client data as well as your own? Even if you’re confident in your systems and protocols, it can sometimes be difficult to demonstrate. It’s important that your business has the right controls and also the credentials to back them up. Read more

Data Privacy Day 2018: A Good Time To Talk About GDPR

This coming Sunday (January 28th) is Data Privacy Day, an annual celebration created to raise awareness and bring a discussion to the mainstream around all things data privacy. In this blog, business IT support provider ITGUY, take a look at the origins of Data Privacy Day, opportunities to get involved and discuss why it’s the ideal time to talk about GDPR. Read more

Are your staff unknowingly putting your business at risk?

BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) in the workplace basically means that employees are permitted to use their own devices (mobiles, laptops and tablets) to perform their work (for you). Whilst this makes sense on multiple levels, it is a potential minefield for your company’s data security!

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