Data Protection

How Should Organizations Tackle Their Data Privacy Requirements?

Data is among the most valuable assets that need to be safeguarded at all costs. But in the digitally-driven business world, cybercrimes are prevalent, making data protection and data privacy a main focal point. The increasing use of technology and the growing exposure to evolving cyber threats have dramatically changed the data security and privacy landscape. For these reasons, international regulatory bodies around the world have created stringent data privacy laws for businesses to meet.

Protecting Data at Rest vs. Data in Motion

Data theft can devastate any company, resulting in lost profits, regulatory enforcement, litigation, and reputational damage that can be difficult to overcome. Every organization must protect its customer data and assure that sensitive information is kept safe. That said, the data in your company’s possession is held in different states – and each of these states has particular vulnerabilities. A security tactic that works for one state may be inefficient for another.

Understanding Saudi Arabia's new Personal Data Protection Law

The processing of data is a long-standing debate among governments, businesses, and tech giants alike. Major corporations are identifying data privacy violations and sharing how personal data should be handled and shared ethically. Government entities have framed their own laws on data protection and privacy to protect the personal data of their residents.

Data Protection Healthcare and Social Care | How to Store Information

The Data Protection Act is an important part of the cyber domain and legislation for anyone working in health and social care. It governs how to protect the information in health and social care. This blog post will explore the implications of the act on healthcare professionals, patients and other individuals who may have dealings with you as an organisation or individual providing care to others and the importance of protecting sensitive data in health and social care.

Data Protection Act | 8 Principles under GDPR

This video will discuss the 8 principles of data protection act. These are the basic guidelines for any organization that handles personal data, and they're meant to protect your privacy rights. Cyphere is a UK-based cyber security services provider helping organisations to secure their most prized assets. We provide technical risk assessment (pen testing/ethical hacking) and managed security services. This advice is a true third party opinion, free from any vendor inclinations or reselling objectives.

What is Data Protection by Design?

‘Privacy by design’, or as it’s now known, ‘data protection by design and default’, refers to Article 25 of the UK GDPR. This principle makes it a legal obligation for controllers to implement organisational controls which ensure data protection issues are addressed at the design stage of any project. But what does the regulation mean when it refers to organisational controls?

Credential leaks are growing on the dark web

Credential leakage on the dark web is constantly growing, which reveals a painful reality: a significant proportion of organizations still don’t protect employee data properly. A report published by Arctic Wolf highlights that the number of corporate passwords that have been leaked to the dark web has shot up by 429% since last March. Thus, on average and for each organization, up to 17 credentials (including username and password) are available on the dark web.

Data protection and the Age-Appropriate Design Code

A 2019 report by Ofcom shows that 50% of ten-year olds own mobile phones. While viewing of video-on-demand (with YouTube as firm favourite), has doubled in the last five years among children. Platforms like TikTok are rapidly growing in popularity. Sadly, more and more children are being exposed to hateful, violent and disturbing contents on these platforms.