Author: Peter Carlisle

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There’s now less than a year until the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect. Designed to harmonise data privacy laws across Europe and increase the protection of data privacy for EU citizens, the GDPR has been heralded as a major step forward for consumer protection, and is set to have a significant effect not only on companies within the EU, but also on those exporting data to countries outside the European Union. The GDPR requires a greater […]

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Brexit has certainly raised many questions with business leaders, but none more so than around the impending EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). In fact, I recently read that one in four businesses have cancelled all preparations for the GDPR as they mistakenly believe the rules will no longer apply in the wake of the triggering of Article 50 last month. What’s more, and perhaps even more worryingly, nearly half (48%) have not even begun to prepare for the changing […]

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Earlier this year, it was reported that Britain is worryingly ‘highly vulnerable’ to a powerful cyber-attack. One of the main factors behind statement? A shortage in skilled security staff. As cyber-criminals become more targeted, and successful, in their efforts to hack organisations across all industries, the number of cyber security job vacancies in Britain has indeed risen by 30 percent between 2014 and 2016. However, candidate numbers are failing to keep pace. In fact, a study from the Centre for […]