The pressure is now on for UK organizations to comply with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) after the government announced its intention to write the legislation officially into law in the form of a new Data Protection Bill. Read full story.
Encryption on messaging services “is overwhelmingly a good thing,” and despite allowing terrorists and criminals to obscure some of their communications, “keeps us all safe and secure”, former GCHQ director Robert Hannigan has said in his first interview since standing down from the role. Read full story.
European Court of Justice has ruled that transatlantic data sharing agreement is invalid. What does this mean for UK businesses that utilise US datacentres or Cloud services? Advent IM Director Mike Gillespie, “There are issues arising from this ruling that require the urgent attention of UK businesses and they need to be aware of the […]
An opinion piece post from Advent IM Consultant, Del Brazil TOR is a service that is freely downloadable that assists in providing anonymity or improves privacy for users who wish to keep, among other things, their internet location secure. In essence it provides a defensive mechanism against traffic analysis, network surveillance and assists in protecting […]
For reasons far too dull to expand upon, there were no Apple products in my stocking this year. I have however, had a mountain of email telling me to click through various links in order to re-register my iPad, to download a free app or piece of music, and a variety of other things. Also for […]
Opinions vary on the success and indeed the ethics of Apple’s decision to place a copy of U2’s new music in iTunes libraries. Some people have welcomed it, though I assume these are the ones who did not have their personal preferences overridden. Apparently, it appears many people had not selected the auto download option in their settings […]