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It has been two years since the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) entered into application. We have witnessed the first positive impacts of the law but also the challenges authorities, courts, and people have faced in its enforcement. The past 12 months have proven particularly demanding for the protection of personal data and the...

The General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) ('GDPR') and the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 ('CCPA') (SB-1121 as amended at the time of this publication) both aim to guarantee strong protection for individuals regarding their personal data and apply to businesses that collect, use, or share consumer data, whether the...

Organizations across all industries, including government agencies, are facing a surge of ransomware attacks launched by cybercriminals. New types of ransomware principally causing this surge have the potential to cause significantly more business disruption and difficulty restoring computer data and networks. Attackers are also often demanding...

Your customers trust that you're taking every measure possible to protect your personal and confidential information. In the U.P. we feel safe and protected living in a remote and safe part of the world. Living here makes it easy to forgot how quickly, easily connected and vulnerable we are to the rest of the world.

Ransomware attacks skyrocketed in the first quarter of 2019, according to the Beazley Breach Response (BBR) Services team, which reports a 105% increase in the number of ransomware attack notifications against clients compared to Q1 2018.

The GDPR Effect The phenomenon that is the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has demonstrated one thing above all else: people's interest in and appetite for understanding and controlling use of their personal data is anything but a reflection of apathy and fatalism. While a series of Eurobarometer surveys in recent years have catalogued...

Six months on from the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") coming into force, GDPR is having the desired effect with a largely positive impact on consumer opinion in relation to personal data being collected and stored by organisations. This report discusses the impact GDPR is having on organisations and how consumer perceptions and...