Luke Irwin Archive

Your employees are your biggest cyber security threat

60% of respondents saying they thought an employee will accidentally breach sensitive data in the next year. That’s a higher than the proportion of people who expect to suffer a cyber attack (46%), yet organisations continue to plough resources into cyber crime prevention while overlooking the threat of insider incidents. Let’s take a look at some of …

What’s the difference between a data breach and a cyber security incident?

The information security industry is full of jargon, but luckily most terms only crop up when you’re dealing with specific, technical topics. However, there’s one common but surprisingly complex phrase that often appears without further explanation: ‘cyber security incident’. You might assume it’s simply a euphemism for organisations that don’t want to say ‘we’ve suffered a data breach’. That’s kind of true, but it’s also a …

How EU organisations’ GDPR requirements will change in a no-deal Brexit scenario

European organisations with ties to the UK are particularly concerned about the ramifications of the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). With the UK’s EU status up in the air, organisations must navigate their relationships carefully or face the prospect of strong penalties. In this blog, we explain exactly what’s …