GDPR: 2 years on – “I’ve updated my privacy policy; I must be compliant.”

May 2018 saw one of the biggest changes in data protection history across Europe, and the rest of the world; the General Data Protection Regulation, more commonly known as the GDPR. Just like cyber security, data protection has now found itself a place on the agenda in the majority of boardrooms as requirements have led […]

Collaboration Growing Pains

I’m going to resist using words like “unprecedented” and phrases like “the new normal” as much as possible, but we really can’t ignore that things have changed quickly in the last few weeks. Not so much people working from home – that’s been a feature of many of our (admittedly privileged IT worker) lives for […]

Hindsight is always 2020

I don’t think I am alone in the conviction that time is accelerating and each year is shorter than the last. In my mind Y2K is thankfully behind us but not by very much, and I still have the remnants of the millennium bug bonus I earned (ahem) to spend. We are actually less than […]

Can we manage the Huawei threat?

The Huawei story rumbles on, fuelled to a great degree by the leak from the National Security Council (NSC) and the subsequent sacking of Gavin Williamson, the Secretary of State for Defence. In the minutes after the news broke, and again after Williamson’s sacking, I was approached by both the BBC and Sky News for […]

Cyber security – what to look out for in 2019

Acknowledging that criminal activity is becoming more sophisticated, in this article our experts highlight five areas of immediate concern and warn that businesses must be prepared or risk devastation. In recent years the cyber security challenge from hostile states and increasingly-well-organised criminals has contributed to a sense of uncertainty in society. Governments have not yet […]