Complyport Brexit Update

On 25 November 2018, the EU Council of Ministers met in Brussels and agreed to the draft UK Withdrawal Agreement. The draft Withdrawal Agreement must now be ratified by the UK Parliament and assuming it does so, subsequently by the European Parliament. The UK Parliament will debate the Withdrawal Agreement [...]

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Redundancy, dear Watson

Mentioning Artificial Intelligence (AI) prompts complex reactions in humans. These reactions are often tinged with fear about redundancy, and the reporting of AI is often in a controversial setting. This is perfectly illustrated by recent events. On 26th of December last year, Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance Company announced 34 workers [...]

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Ransomware and Extortion

Over the past few months there have been a number of 2016 surveys looking at various aspects of information security, all drawing comparisons on the previous annual surveys, all highlighting trends. A sobering take-home from the majority of reports is that they back up strident headlines warning of the rise [...]

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Shadow IT and File Sharing

For a long time now, email has been the way firms share documents. It is an easy to use and ubiquitous technology. Sending a document as an email attachment with track changes has been a long-standing means of document collaboration. Email does not, however, always provide a solution. What if [...]

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Data Breaches and GDPR

In the last few weeks alone, we have seen massive password files allegedly posted online from LinkedIn (117 million users in June), Twitter (32 million users in June) and MySpace (427 million users late May). While these data files may have been the result of past breaches, password and log-on [...]

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