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Preparing your organisation for GDPR

From 25 May 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will affect the way that all organisations manage their data. There are big changes ahead – data protection will become harder, there will be more audits and there will be large fines for not reporting breaches within 72 hours. With so many businesses operating across borders, international consistency around data […]

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Will you be ready for GDPR and NIS?

According to research conducted by Palo Alto Networks and IDC, most organisations think that they are already compliant with NIS directives, with just eight per cent believing that they won’t be ready in time. However, as it is still possible that the directive may change as it is adopted by member states legal frameworks, nobody can be sure that they […]

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How will your business be affected by the NIS directive?

The Network and Information Security (NIS) Directive and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) require businesses in the EU to have regard to ‘state-of-the-art’ cyber security when adopting appropriate protection against cyber-attacks. For NIS, companies providing what the law describes as essential or digital services will be affected by these changes. All companies processing personal data of EU residents must comply […]

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How will you define ‘state-of-the-art’?

With the May 2018 implementation date fast approaching, all organisations should be carefully considering what ‘state-of-the-art’ means to their organisation. The Network and Information Security (NIS) Directive and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) require businesses in the EU to have regard to ‘state-of-the-art’ cyber security when adopting appropriate protection against cyber-attacks. The NIS Directive introduces the concept of “state of the […]

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Using multiplexing to solve business challenges

We live in an information age and need constant access to our data, be it via the internet or across our corporate campus.  We are currently being asked for faster and more reliable connectivity between the users and the residence of the data which can often prove problematic. To increase capacity we could purchase more managed data circuits from connectivity providers, […]

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What is holding you back from being IPv6 capable?

IPv6 (Internet Protocol version 6) is very important for the long-term health of the internet as it will provide us with a significantly larger pool of IP addresses. Currently we have around 4.3billion IPv4 addresses (or 4,294,967,296 to be precise) which may sound a lot, but we have more than 7 billion people in the world. IPv6 will offer us 7.9×1028 […]

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