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InfoSec Round-Up: September 20th 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GkRcdVhjLBg This is the Hut Six InfoSec Round-Up, where we look at some of the most pressing matters, latest trends, and industry news from across the world of…


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What is DDoS Attack?

Detection prevents disruption What is a DDoS attack? Whilst perhaps more a cybersecurity concern than an information security one as this type of attack doesn’t compromise information, denial of…


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Does GDPR Apply to Individuals?

How GDPR Relates to you Personally Does GDPR Apply to Individuals? The General Data Protection Regulation, which was made enforceable in May of 2018, is a broad and comprehensive piece of…


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Who Does GDPR Apply To?

And Other Data Protection Questions What is GDPR? The General Data Protection Regulation is a piece of legislation that became enforceable in 2018 following several years of planning and…


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Does GDPR Cover Paper Records?

Paper Records and Data Protection Law Does GDPR Cover Paper Records? The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation came into force in May of 2018 and sought to update decades-old…


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How Does Ransomware get on your Computer?

How to be Protected from Getting Infected Probably on the news, maybe in information security training, possibly from being infected yourself; no matter where or who you are, chances are that in…


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Guest Blog: How to Audit Your Business for GDPR Compliance

How to Audit Your Business for GDPR Compliance with a GDPR Business audit You must do regular (GDPR) compliance audits if your business is subject to the EU General Data Protection Regulation…


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What is a Breach of Data Protection?

The Data Protection Act - Personal Data Breaches, Reporting and Consequences With an estimated 10 billion records being breached in 2019, as well as 2,795 personal data breach reports being…


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University Hit With $1.14m Ransomware Attack

Waiting for a Ransomware Attack Will Cost You Big University of California Ransomware Attack: It has been reported that the University of California, San Francisco has payed a staggering $1.14m…


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What is the Purpose of the Data Protection Act?

Principles, Rights and Personal Data What is the Purpose of the Data Protection Act? The Data Protection Act (DPA) came into effect in April of 2016 and became enforceable on May 25th two years…