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Technical GDPR Staff Training Essentials

One of the challenges of implementing GDPR for businesses is the technical GDPR staff training. But, you need to be prepared. Your organisation’s compliance depends on having informed and well-trained staff, and the larger your business, the more difficult and vital this becomes. We’ve dealt with many GDPR staff training sessions approaching from the technical

Why You Need a Managed Service Provider in Hospitality

With most industries actively embracing digitalisation, the need for having IT staff is more prevalent than ever before. Still, not everyone has the required means or knowledge to set up and manage their IT infrastructure in-house, or enough time to research the best options for their specific needs to keep up with innovation. The hospitality

20 Computer Malware Signs Causing You a Potential Data Breach

With our increasing reliance on our phones, computers, and other internet-connected technology and accessories, security is more important than ever. To be able to recognise when our tech might be compromised can save you from potential catastrophic losses. How often do you pay for something using your credit card or online wallet? How many passwords

How to Install Microsoft’s Azure Information Protection for Small Businesses

Until now, Microsoft’s Azure Information Protection (AIP) has been an enterprise level IT solution for the big brands and businesses. So, you may not have even heard of it! But, its tools are perfect for small businesses and allows you to get AUTOMATIC file and email encryption that is easy to use, and affordable. Let’s look

GDPR Email Terminology You Need to Know!

When it comes to GDPR and emails things can get confusing! You need to make sure you completely understand the terminology potential users/customers/businesses could be using so you can action accordingly. Although not an exhaustive list, here are some of the terms that will be most useful to understand. We’ve taken this list from our

How to Send Encrypted Emails Without Installing Anything

If you want to protect the personal data that you send and reduce the risk of a breach, you’ll want to encrypt your emails or use an email encryption service! Why would you want to send encrypted emails?  You may think that encrypted emails don’t apply to you or they are a bit too “techy”

Are Recruiters Liable for Data Breaches When Sending CVs Via Email?

The ongoing joke of the moment is the amount of unsolicited emails you’re receiving as a result of GDPR, “consent” and the regulations that became effective as of 25th May 2018. But, the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a piece of EU legislation that has thrown forward infinite questions about specific processes, particularly

Are Invoicing Companies Leaving Small Businesses Vulnerable?

For the last 2 years, my main focus as a cyber security consultant was/is getting companies, mostly big companies, ready for GDPR. Maybe GDPR is a buzzword for some, but the logic behind it is great for both privacy and proper data security. The privacy part is somewhat challenging because the definition of PII (personally identifiable

Industries Prone to Email GDPR Breaches

Although emails are not specifically referenced within the clauses of the GDPR, the legislation does cover all data contained within emails and attachments. Anyone handling personal information related to citizens of the EU is bound by GDPR, and must make preparations to ensure that they are compliant from the date of adoption, if not sooner.

Why Your Emails Need to Be Compliant Under GDPR

Although emails are not specifically referenced in the GDPR, all data contained within them does come under its jurisdiction. To avoid the risk of a breach, as well as to conform to these regulations, it’s important to stay protected.  In this article, we’ll introduce you to points you should consider when sending GDPR compliant emails.