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17-09-2018

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…

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05-07-2018

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…

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22-05-2018

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…

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09-05-2018

Shadow IT: will GDPR bridge the gap between perception and reality?

In early 2017, a study revealed that 39% of company cloud services were ordered without the IT department’s permission. A report published the following year by French IT security experts association CESIN and Symantec showed that trend toward shadow IT only continues to grow. There is also a wide gap between perception and reality when it comes to shadow IT…

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23-01-2018

Cybersecurity – what threats will businesses face in 2018?

2017 will be a year to remember when it comes to cyberattacks. Cyberthreats have only been growing in number and sophistication. And companies the world over have been paralyzed by large-scale attacks. So what do cybersecurity experts reckon 2018 has in store? What kind of threats can businesses expect to be confronted with? Experts reveal their predictions. In 2017, security…

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18-12-2017

Security and the GDPR: how high will your IT costs be in 2018?

At the start of 2017, analysis firm Gartner predicted that IT costs would rise by 2.4% across the world this year. According to a study by Morgan Stanley, major organizations would be focusing their budget mainly on the cloud, security, analytical tools, and network hardware. Now that 2018 is around the corner, what are your predictions for the next 12…

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03-05-2017

Is the EU moving toward a true Digital Single Market?

Can we really say there is a Digital Single Market in Europe today? According to the Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI) for 2017, the European Union is making good progress in this field. But we are far from achieving uniformity between one Member State and another. Let’s take a look at how individuals and businesses are coping. For several…

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05-04-2017

GDPR: what do European companies need to do to comply?

After more than 4 years of negotiations and hundreds of amendments, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was finally published in April 2016. The new legislation, which replaces a Directive from 1995, enters into force in May 2018. And if businesses want to avoid a fine which could be imposed if the new European rules are violated, now is the…

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