General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

 GDPR in any company needs to know the basic principles and how different from UK Data Protection Act and EU Data Protection Directive. The GDPR framework shows the principle for data controllers and processors.

Cyber Security

Companies in UK are overconfident in their cyber security and underestimate damage caused after a security breach. UK firms should be running back to normal within 48 hours of a cyber breach. When a large scale cyber-attack can take months or years to find and fix the issue. 63% of companies recognise the damage as a risk of a data breach. Also only 26% of companies include PR and communications chiefs in incident response planning. 72% of companies understand that the company can lose revenue.

Recently numbers of attackers are pretending to be high level employees to process fraudulent payments. From the last quarter there has increased over 400% by con companies` employees.

Mimecast found 9 million emails that are scam, 8318 dangerous files, 2156 malware attachments and 8605 impersonation attacks.

Cyber criminals are changing the attach methods “Cyber criminals are constantly adapting their attack methods,” said Ed Jennings, chief operating officer at Mimecast.

*Source: Dofonline

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