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Tackling the General Data Protection Regulation

If you take the right steps now then you’ll have nothing to fear from GDPR, writes Brian Chappell at BeyondTrust

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The IoT security challenge

IoT increases the potential network attack surface - something that must be addressed before deployment, says Kathy Schneider of Level 3 Communications

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Infosec 2016: where to next?

With Infosecurity Europe now behind us, NC Editor Ray Smyth spoke to some key vendors about the hot topics to emerge from this year’s event

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Capita to provide IT services to Young Enterprise Northern Ireland

One year agreement will see Capita provide advice on IT infrastructure and support requirements

A Privilege to do business: Foursys partners with Thycotic

New partnership allows Foursys to offer privileged account management

Brexit and GDPR - there’s no room for complacency, warn Ground Labs

The UK’s exit from the EU won’t mean an end to our GDPR responsibilities

Flash attitudes - IT decision makers give their verdict

NetApp research on EMEA Flash adoption finds there's "Still work to be done" to educate business leaders


Unified Security Service from CensorNet

CensorNet USS delivers remarkable insight into web and cloud application usage within the workplace

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Privacy by design

Ross Woodham at Cogeco Peer 1 on the importance of addressing privacy at the design stage of products and services

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Beyond today’s limit

Network testing and diagnostics needs a rethink as engineers require greater visibility, says Tyson Supasatit at ExtraHop

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Asleep at the wheel?

Have telecom companies been slow to capitalise on the business opportunities offered by IoT? Homan Haghighi at Alsbridge explores the issue

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Big Data LDN

3-4 November 2016 - Olympia London
Big Data London will host leading, global data and analytics experts, ready to arm you with the tools to deliver your most effective data-driven strategy. Open to all and free to attend. Discuss the big questions and share ideas with forward-thinking peers and leading members of the Data community. Hear from expert speakers in the Big Data and Analytics conference and seminar tracks and discuss your business requirements with leading technology vendors and consultants. www.BigDataLDN.com


Network Computing Awards 2016: The Winners!

The results from the 2016 Network Computing Awards were revealed at an evening ceremony at the Hotel Russell in London on 17th March. Here we profile some of this year’s winners:

Security Product of the Year

Winner: Check Point - SandBlast

Runner-up: Varonis – DatAdvantage

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Education and Training Award

Winner: Global Knowledge

Runner-up: Commsupport Networks

Hardware Product of the Year

Winner: WatchGuard - M500

Runner-up: Kemp Technologies - LM4000

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Welcome to the July 2016 Newsletter.

Brexit is a done deal (well, not done exactly) but what will the UK’s departure from the EU mean for the GDPR? The EU General Data Protection Regulation won’t come into effect until 24th May 2018, but with the roadmap for Brexit itself still shrouded in uncertainty at this stage how should UK businesses and organisations begin planning for it?

The good news is that there is plenty of GDPR advice and insight available now, and we’ve included several opinion pieces on the subject in this issue of the newsletter. As Brian Chappell, Director of Technical Services for BeyondTrust explains in his article on “Taming the GDPR”, “In essence the GDPR doesn't demand that you do anything you shouldn't already be doing. It makes sure that those who haven't taken necessary precautions, or haven't been open about being breached, are held accountable.”

According to Ross Woodham, Director of Legal Affairs and Privacy at Cogeco Peer 1, GDPR will have a positive effect on IT security as “…its impact will help to lessen the tremendous damage that can be inflicted following a major cyber-attack. It may even help to disarm the vulnerability in the first place.” Read his article on “Privacy by design” for more. As John Cassidy of Ground Labs aptly summarises, “GDPR is not going away and Brexit is certainly not a green card for those wishing to avoid the reputational damage, financial losses and considerable fines associated with a security breach.” Plus ça change...

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