Protecting your data and your private life: USA vs EU
Patriot Act, Freedom Act, Cloud Act… all the various legislation that has been adopted in the United States over the…
Privacy Shield: MEPs call for agreement with the USA to be suspended
The Privacy Shield continues to cause a stir. The agreement was intended to allow American companies deemed to have a sufficient level of data protection to transfer personal data from the European Union to the United States. Members of the European Parliament have now called for the legislation to be suspended on the grounds that it does not go far…
ANSSI Security Visa: a security guarantee for customers and a competitive advantage for providers
On June 21, 2018, the French National Cybersecurity Agency (ANSSI) issued Security Visas for the first time to providers of cybersecurity solutions. This new certification is intended to make it easier to identify the most reliable tools available on the market. “With the ANSSI Security Visa, the National Cybersecurity Agency (ANSSI) has embarked on a drive to highlight the value…
Ransomhack: how are hackers using the GDPR against businesses?
The new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) lays down some strict penalties for non-compliance. The fines of up to 20 million euros or 4% of a company’s annual revenue for breaching the legislation are a real incentive for companies to make sure they’re compliant. But this has also given hackers a new idea: a ransomhack. Ransomware is a form…
GDPR & mobile working: new opportunities, new challenges
Perspectives - GDPR & mobile working With the GDPR entering into force on May 25, 2018, the issue of securing our devices when on the move has never been so important. Two experts share their insights on the threats we face and the way we can overcome them : Gérard Haas, lawyer and specialist in intellectual property and new technology…
Infographics – Online collaboration : how secure is your data ?
Collaboration tools have been winning over employees and managers for several years, and the trend only continues to grow. But while these tools bring a range of benefits with them, it's important not to forget about protecting your data.
EU proposes new measures to protect against cyberattacks
The European Union is seeking to help Member States prevent and respond to cyberattacks more effectively. Its new package of sweeping cybersecurity measures is designed to equip Europe with the tools it needs. The Commission announced that it was working on a label for businesses and reforming ENISA, the current European Union Agency for Network and Information Security. “In the…
Cyber attacks : an enormous threat for all companies
All companies, large and small, are affected by computer attacks. And all the experts agree: the situation is not going to improve. The last two global cyber attacks (WannaCry and NotPetya) are the perfect example. A cyber attack can have serious consequences for the continuation of a company's activities.