Daren Glenister

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What is Article 33? GDPR: High-Stakes and Limited Time to Prepare

February 22, 2018

Article 33 and the GDPR With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into force in nearly three months’ time, you’d think most enterprises in the European Union (EU) would be prepared – especially considering the steep penalties in place

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Data Privacy Day (Cue The Parade)!

January 23, 2018

Data Privacy Day On Sunday, January 28, the United States, Canada, India and 47 European countries will celebrate Data Privacy Day, an international day established to raise awareness of the importance of data protection and to promote privacy and data

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5 Technology Wishes for the New Year: Ending the debate around cloud v. on-premise

January 2, 2018

5 Technology Wishes for the New Year In the spirit of all that’s holly and jolly, I’m sharing my top five cloud industry-related wishes for 2018: Wish #1: That GDPR will be as anticlimactic as Y2K With all the hype

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5 Predictions for Data To look Out For

November 29, 2017

5 Predictions for Data in the Cloud 2017 has proven to be a big year for migrating data to the cloud and cloud platforms: from Google to Microsoft and IBM to Oracle, enterprise organizations have recognized the importance of migrating

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Insight PaaS – Necessary or Just Hype?

October 31, 2017

Insight PaaS: A Primer A recent report from Forrester predicts that Platform as a Service (PaaS) will soon be the primary way to move big data to the public cloud, as on-premise will no longer be an option. While this

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Using Analytics To Improve Customer Experience

September 20, 2017

Evolution of Cloud Analytics Moving data to the cloud, once considered a strenuous task, has now become commonplace in most industries. Originally, this migration started as organizations looked to speed up the time needed to deploy applications or services –

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10 Ways The Enterprise Can Prevent Data Leaks

August 17, 2017

Prevent Data Leaks In The Cloud More companies are turning to the cloud for storage. In fact, over 60 percent of organizations store sensitive information in the cloud, according to a recent Intel security survey. As a result, the risk

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International Data Privacy Laws: Consistently Inconsistent

July 24, 2017

International Data Privacy Laws Many multinational enterprises are faced with a plethora of restrictions and regulations both in their home countries and in the countries where they conduct business. While some of these laws are similar, many are not, which

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Moving Online – Part of Your Data Breach Strategy

June 13, 2017

Data Breach Strategy The latest Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report is out, and the verdict is in: data breaches are on the rise. While the news shouldn’t surprise anyone, there are some actionable insights to help improve cybersecurity organizational approaches

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Countdown to GDPR: Preparing for Global Data Privacy Reform

May 17, 2017

Preparing for Global Data Privacy Reform Multinational businesses who aren’t up to speed on the regulatory requirements of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) are in for a rude awakening when 2018 rolls around. It’s not enough for

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The Good, Bad, and Downright Ugly Takeaways from WikiLeaks’ Vault 7

May 1, 2017

WikiLeaks’ Vault 7 If you haven’t heard of the Vault 7 WikiLeaks data dump, you’ve probably been living under a rock. The leak unveiled new, yet unsurprising, classified material from the CIA; allegedly sharing information on the U.S. agency’s hacking

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RSA Conference: FUD-free or filled?

March 23, 2017

IoT 15 Billion Units By 2021 At the annual RSA conference, there were plenty of discussions and presentations on the evolving cybersecurity threat landscape, including application security issues, the internet of things (IoT) and data analytics. While conversations circling the

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Safeguarding Data When Employees Leave The Company

February 15, 2017

Safeguarding Data Employee turnover is unavoidable. According to CompData Consulting, the average employee turnover rate in 2015 in the US was 16.7 percent, and this number was significantly higher in such industries as hospitality (37.6%) and banking and finance (18.6%).

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What’s Next In Cloud And Data Security?

December 29, 2016

Cloud and Data Security It has been a tumultuous year in data privacy to say the least – we’ve had a huge increase in data breaches, including some of the largest in history; an uncertain future when it comes to

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Lessons for Corporate Board Members from the Colin Powell E-mail Hack

November 8, 2016

Corporate Board Member Security It’s every company’s worst nightmare: waking up to find your confidential company information plastered across The Wall Street Journal. Salesforce was a victim of just that when Colin Powell, a corporate board member, had his emails

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Damian Ng
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Jonathan Custance
IoT and cloud computing are on the increase High-profile cybersecurity breaches are increasingly in the news, a prime example being the NHS incident of May 2017 when services were brought to a standstill for several ...
Mike Whitmire
The Role of Accounting Software Running and healthy and growing organization isn’t easy. There are many moving parts that contribute to business health and they need to work in unison. Accounting, unfortunately, is often seen ...
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Bitcoin Heating? Bitcoin mining or cryptocurrency mining has been widely vilified for it’s environmental impact. Why it does draw a huge amount of energy, more and more of it is coming from renewable sources and ...