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6 Hospitality Businesses Who Faced Data Breach Fines

Contrary to popular belief, the hospitality industry is an excellent target of cybercrime because of the sheer amount of personal and sensitive data held. Every day, hotels, hostels, and restaurant chains handle credit cards, emails, contact preferences, home addresses, and other sensitive data from millions of customers, and hackers want to get their hands on

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How to Hold an Azure Information Protection Staff Training

In light of the latest data security climate, where a risk of a breach is higher than ever, it is of utmost importance to keep valuable data safe. Microsoft’s Azure Information Protection (AIP) helps in achieving this goal and it’s the solution we recommend. Particularly when you consider that the UK average cost of a

How Azure Information Protection Can Be Used in GDPR Email Compliance

Today, businesses make data-driven decisions in order to have a competitive edge. If your business deals with personal data from customers, it is required to be compliant with EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirements – this means disclosing how it handles data and ensuring that data remains safe. Everything You Need To Know About

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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

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

The Different Tactics Hackers Use to Gain Access to Your Computer

We’d all like to think that hackers are spending weeks on end planning their every move to attack a business but the truth of it is nowhere near as exciting. Although this could happen to a big target, for most people it’s a lot more boring and they get ‘accidentally’ caught in the net as

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

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How “At Risk” Small Businesses REALLY Are to Cyber Attacks

Running a small business comes with a very specific set of challenges, like having limited resources, and often cyber security falls to the bottom of the list. But, the cost of a data breach, no matter the size of your organisation can be huge and the bad PR or image alone could be crippling as

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