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What is the RoPA and how Data Discovery helps form it

Do you know about the RoPA (Record of an Organisations Processing Activities)? Many businesses do not and are now working to build theirs. Today we will look at what the RoPA is, how it helps a business manage and improve its data protection efforts ...

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Empower Employees To Protect Sensitive Data With Geolang

In this interview, GeoLang founder and CEO Debbie Garside discusses the ways in which organizations are handling sensitive data, and offers an elegant solution that puts the user back in the driver’s seat.

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GDPR – opportunity, not threat

GDPR has increased demand for data protection processes that are flexible, autonomous and easy to use. Debbie Garside, Group Chief Innovation Scientist at Shearwater Group and CEO of Geolang, explains Since GDPR came into force, businesses handling p...

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The Importance of Data Security – Daily Insights Podcast with Dr Debbie Garside, CEO of GeoLang

As the economy propels itself further into the world of digital, data security is a topic that is on the agenda of many organisations across Wales. In fact Many people refer to data as the new oil ….but What does the future look like and what are t...

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Why Welsh businesses can’t afford to forget about GDPR

This month it will be six months since the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, better known as the GDPR, came into force in the UK. Cybersecurity expert Dr Debbie Garside explains what Welsh businesses need to know about the GDPR and why they ...

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The Wales Tech 35, 2018: 35 firms at the cutting edge of innovation and technology

Innovation can be found far beyond just companies in software and hardware, but in a wide range of sectors including advanced manufacturing, life sciences and financial services. And here are 35 great tech focused firms in Wales, from established com...

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Photons and fibre: The next generation of secure communication has arrived

I’m often asked what the next big innovation in cyber-security is going to be, or what developments in the field have the most potential. It’s a difficult question to answer because there are so many innovations taking place in many different asp...

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Business News Wales Meets: Dr Debbie Garside, CEO, GeoLang

Business News Wales had the chance to speak to Dr Debbie Garside, CEO of GeoLang.   Tell us a little bit about yourself and your professional background. With more than 25 years’ experience as managing director of my own companies in various f...

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Can South Wales Challenge London as a Tech Hub?

Let’s put this in perspective, London’s Tech Hub currently employs 1.25 million people in 187,000 companies with a turnover of £292 billion that grew 15% last year (figures taken from techmap.london). I don’t think Cardiff or Swansea are going...

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How do we build digitally resilient organizations?

In my previous blog I set out the case for digital resilience being a step up from cybersecurity and described the need to convince organizations of its importance in a business context. At its core, digital resilience represents a fundamental change...

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Stop Worrying About your Shared Files, Ascema is Here to Help

Please describe the background that led you to founding GeoLang. I’m a serial entrepreneur, and I’ve been running IT related startups for 30 years. GeoLang was incorporated in 2006, originally to support the work we were doing with standardizatio...

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What Can Businesses do to Enhance their Online Security?

The big companies like Google and McAfee like bandying around scary statistics because it suits their particular business message.  However, if we take a deeper dive into these statistics we can see that the actual likelihood of your business suffer...

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How Can Welsh Businesses Best Prepare For Brexit?

As with all periods of economic uncertainty, we need to knuckle down and get on with the job; as a nation, it is what we are historically renowned for doing. There are lots of politically motivated scare tactics and hyperbole surrounding Brexit curre...

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Digital Resilience – a step up from cybersecurity

For many years those of us working in cybersecurity fought hard to elevate the issue beyond the realms of the IT department and into the boardroom. Recent evidence suggests that the message is finally starting to get through. According to a study by ...

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The women shaping Wales’ digital future

This is the first “Welsh Digital Women” list. After public nominations, judges have chosen these women to help inspire more women across Wales into a sector that has traditionally been seen as male-dominated. The shortlist of women drivin...

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The future of AI and endpoint security, part 2

In The future of AI and endpoint security, I wrote about the need for more AI at the endpoint to protect end users. But both the nature of endpoints and the science of AI are evolving at such a pace that we need to start thinking about even more adva...

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The future of AI and endpoint security

Ensuring endpoint security has always been a key challenge for enterprises. But whereas it was once enough to install antivirus (AV) software across a network and expect a reasonable level of endpoint protection, this is no longer the case. With the ...

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Why lost data costs your business money

We have all read the headlines and know that data breaches are costly incidents for businesses and organizations to deal with. And GDPR has been ‘done to death’ with the headlines warning about potential fines of up to €20 million or 4 per cent...

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Organisations must protect themselves and end-users from insider threat

We are all aware of the danger posed by hackers and spammers, malware and ransomware, but one of the most immediate dangers to your organisation’s cyber-security comes not from without, but from within.   The people who have access to yo...

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OpenText Document Sciences full of holes – multiple vulnerabilities found

Several flaws have been discovered in OpenText Document Sciences xPression (formerly EMC Document Sciences xPression) that could enable hackers to mount SQL injection attacks. Other flaws could allow cross-site scripting attacks. According to a post...

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Startup Weekly: 12 tech startups join Wales’ Innovation Point and more

Startup Weekly: GCHQ’s cyber accelerator calls for entries, 12 tech startups join Wales’ Innovation Point and more Innovation Point has unveiled the names of the twelve technology startups and scaleups joining its accelerator programme. The New D...

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Introducing Wales’ First National Technology Accelerator

Innovation Point, the company driving development and investment in Wales’ digital economy, has today announced the finalists of it’s all new, all different Digital Dozen accelerator programme. The first national technology accelerator to be laun...

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How to identify the phishing email

I was wondering how to broach the subject of phishing while attending a Thought Leaders dinner at the Cavalry and Guards Club in London this week – a club steeped in English history from Wellington, to Waterloo and Napoleonic wars – a fitting pla...

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Stay free of malware

This week we will take a deeper dive into malware – the short name for malicious software that attempts to install itself on your computer or mobile device. One of the most prevalent tools used by today’s hackers, malware can be designed to extra...

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Cyber Security – Unravelled

So what is Cyber Security? Well, one thing is for sure, it’s a complicated business with many facets! With no true standardised definition, it really depends on whether you are talking to Government, enterprise or consumer. From the enterprise and ...

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Ninety per cent of cyber data breaches happen due to “accidental insiders” – Debbie Garside

High value and sensitive data loss and theft are mostly done by a category of people called accidental insiders rather than malicious or opportunistic insiders, and the former’s identity is not hidden like that of a malicious insider. Almost 90% of...

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9 Cyber Security Startups Worth Watching

Cyber security is more and more important these days as just about everything moves online. The more integrated everything becomes with the internet, the more there is to keep safe, and the harder people will try to get into your system or intercept...

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Britain’s PM May heads to India with eye on post-Brexit trade

British Prime Minister Theresa May will lead a delegation of small and medium-size businesses to India in November as part of efforts to bolster trade with countries outside the European Union as Britain prepares to leave the bloc. The Nov. 6-8 trip,...

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GeoLang becomes latest member of the Cloud Industry Forum

The Cloud Industry Forum (CIF) has today announced that GeoLang, a cybersecurity innovation enterprise, has become the latest company to join its growing membership roster. GeoLang, based in Cardiff, Wales, develops award winning software, such as A...

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GeoLang wins techUK’s Most Innovative Cyber Security Company award

GeoLang was selected as one of four cyber security companies to be shortlisted for the award final, which took place on 4th June at InfoSec Europe held at London Olympia. The award, run by The Cyber Growth Partnership in association with the governm...

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