EU member states are now covered by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which is basically a law that protects the personal information of individuals within the EU and how they are used. GDPR is important for organisations around the world because it affects everyone who does business or communicates with individuals in the EU member countries. It is arguably the most important government regulation on data protection and data privacy rights in the last 20 years.
A widespread cyber attack has been coming folks, and many security professionals are attempting to increase awareness for staff and companies.
Two days ago I shared an article from AIG that stated "systemic cyber attacks" were expected this year across several sectors, including healthcare.
Non-compliance regulations are tightening. Are your people and technology prepared to pay the cost?
As the recent Amazon Cloud ‘outage’ shows, it doesn’t require cyber criminals, or malware to take down a company. A human typo will also do the trick.
The same is true of data protection, with human error being the number one cause of data breaches, according to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).