Most organisations are concerned about the security of their information on the internet, so it is not surprising that on 25th May 2018, a new European privacy regulation, called The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), came into effect in the UK. As you can imagine, just about every organisation is affected. If your business collects data through a website or social media account, conducts email marketing or uses software that stores and manipulates personal data, you will need to take steps to ensure compliance.
Topics: Information Rights Management
Edward Snowden showed the world what can happen if information is not adequately protected. As an insider to the NSA (National Security Agency) he had access to very sensitive information, and while he was in the organisation that access was necessary. No doubt there would have been pretty solid authentication and access controls in place, but if your trust is misplaced they are no security at all!