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Sensitive Customer Data Leaked? How to Respond to a Data Breach

Although you thought your corporate systems were thoroughly secured, hackers accessed the customer database and stole personal and financial details. You’ve just detected a data breach. The clock is ticking. What steps should you take next?

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Handling Customer Data after Brexit: Current Legislation for UK Businesses

The implementation of the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (EU-GDPR) in 2016 has redefined the legal landscape for the use of personal information by companies. But while the GDPR is still the go-to legislation for all EU member states, there have been changes in the data protection laws for the UK businesses because of Brexit. Read our overview of the current situation and the new legal requirements for British companies.

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Why Use a VPN Today? Key Benefits of Employing a Virtual Private Network

Usually, using a VPN in a company is nothing new for IT admins. Times have changed, however – and so has the path to effective security: it is no longer just about the in-house technology and devices. The rise of remote working and accelerated digitalisation have made the VPN even more relevant. Here’s what the VPN gives you in return.

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How to Convince Your CEO to Invest in a VPN?

More people working from home means more information shared online – so creating an encrypted tunnel via a virtual private network (VPN) seems prudent. As an IT Manager, you probably know all about it. However, that might not be the case for your boss, who controls the budget. If your CEO is lacking the time to understand why some security measures for IT infrastructure are necessary, read on. Here are some basic arguments for investing in a VPN solution that might save you some endless debates.

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6 Things You Have to Take Into Account When Handling Customer Data

Nearly 92% of companies use a database to store information on a customer or a prospect. You probably already know that the system you use to store all customer data must be in compliance with the GDPR. Here are some of the key areas you can improve to protect your data adequately.

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Encryption as a Must: Which One Is Essential for Your Business?

Have you tried to deploy an encryption product but failed? Don’t give up. Without the right approach, you will find it difficult to secure your business data. And if half of your company is working remotely and using unencrypted devices, even one stolen phone can jeopardise your business.

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5 Reasons to Entrust Your Company’s IT to an MSP

Sometimes it’s not what’s on the inside, but what’s on the outside that matters. Yes, you read that correctly. From a business perspective, outsourcing is as important an investment for your future as your internal operations are.

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Q&A on the CCPA: Understanding California’s New Data Privacy Law

The new decade brings many challenges and changes to business by introducing a data security law that is the first of its kind stateside: the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).