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GDPR – opportunity, not threat

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 personal data have...

Can South Wales Challenge London as a Tech Hub?

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 to be challenging these...

How do we build digitally resilient organizations?

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 in the way we...

How Can Welsh Businesses Best Prepare For Brexit?

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 currently and...

Digital Resilience – a step up from cybersecurity

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 U.S. consultants...

The women shaping Wales’ digital future

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 driving the digital industry in...

The future of AI and endpoint security, part 2

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 advanced solutions. We...

The future of AI and endpoint security

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 proliferation of...

Why lost data costs your business money

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 of a company’s global...

What Can Businesses do to Enhance their Online Security?

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 place to discuss the...

Stay free of malware

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 extract your personal...

Cyber Security – Unravelled

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 consumer...

9 Cyber Security Startups Worth Watching

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 your data. The...

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