Posts Tagged ‘data protection’

Cobalt Iron Adds Rodney Foreman as Chief Revenue Officer

Rodney Foreman

Cobalt Iron Inc., a leading provider of SaaS-based enterprise data protection, have announced the appointment of Rodney Foreman to the newly created position of chief revenue officer. In this role, Foreman will be responsible for all sales initiatives for the company, including direct and indirect sales channels. Richard Spurlock, CEO and founder of Cobalt Iron:…

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New data reveals 60% of organisations have not evaluated continuity risks across their cloud services in over a year

Databarracks

Despite sensitive data being increasingly moved to the cloud, research carried out by Databarracks reveals over 60% of organisations have not evaluated the continuity risks for their cloud services over the past year.  Recently, McAfee published findings from its Cloud Adoption and Risk Report showing 21% of organisations regularly store files in the cloud containing…

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Amazon suffers data leak on the brink of Black Friday

Amazon

Just a few days before Black Friday, the biggest shopping season of the year, Amazon has been hit by an unexplained customer data leak. Customers were contacted by Amazon to warn them that their names and email addresses had been ‘inadvertently disclosed.’ It is still unclear as to how many customers were affected by this…

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Arcserve gains Tom Signorello as new CEO

Arcserve gains Tom Signorello as new CEO Arcserve’s new CEO has been revealed, with Tom Signorello taking over the prime position. Signorello has a track record of promoting innovation and success as CEO of OnX Enterprise Solutions, senior vice president and managing director, North America, for Diebold Inc., and vice president of global managed services, North…

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Survey shows confusion around GDPR compliance

GDPR

Survey shows confusion around GDPR compliance GDPR compliance is proving to be an obstacle as the looming deadline throws light on worldwide confusion and lack of preparation.  The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) deadline set for May 25, 2018, however, WatchGuard Technologies has shown within their survey that many organisations are ill-fitted due to uncertainty surrounding…

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IBM Security new IBM Resilient product helps companies prepare for incoming EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

IBM Security new IBM Resilient product helps companies prepare for incoming EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

IBM has announced new incident response capabilities from its IBM Resilient security portfolio, to help companies address the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). These capabilities are designed to help clients rehearse, prepare for and manage the new regulations. GDPR is one of the biggest changes in data privacy law in decades which goes into effect on May 25, 2018.

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D2 Legal Technology: GDPR – Risk, Restriction or Business Enabler?

D2 Legal Technology: GDPR – Risk, Restriction or Business Enabler?

The prohibitive fines associated with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) are creating a stir, according to D2 Legal Technology. However, despite the high level of potential liability stemming from it, this is an immensely pragmatic regulation that is focused on both safeguarding the rights of the individual to control their personal data, and enabling organisations to utilise that data in a secure and lawful way.

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