Category Archives: Europe

ICS Security: The European Perspective

ICS security is concerned with securing and safeguarding industrial control systems, keeping processes and machinery running smoothly, and ensuring that the information and data shown on the control room dashboards and screens are accurate. Like every system that is networked to the Internet, ICS must be properly secured. The problem is that ICS security is […]… Read More

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The State of Security: ICS Security: The European Perspective

ICS security is concerned with securing and safeguarding industrial control systems, keeping processes and machinery running smoothly, and ensuring that the information and data shown on the control room dashboards and screens are accurate. Like every system that is networked to the Internet, ICS must be properly secured. The problem is that ICS security is […]… Read More

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Irdeto provides anti-hacking protection for Indentive’s home IoT platform

Irdeto is partnering with Indentive, a Swedish IoT technology provider, to secure its home IoT platform, Connective. Indentive will implement Irdeto Cloakware to ensure that security is built into the basis of the home network, including the latest generation of its consumer-facing IoT applications. This move is intended to offer better and more efficient protection than the retrofitting that often occurs in the IoT industry today, leading to unnecessary costs and performance overhead. Irdeto will … More

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Achieving compliance: GDPR, CCPA and beyond

AB 375, or the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) of 2018, was signed into law by California Governor, Jerry Brownon, on June 28, 2018 and is recognized as one of the toughest privacy laws in the U.S. The statute requires companies to disclose to California residents what information is being collected on them and how it will be used. Companies have 18-months to prepare for this new law to go into effect; it’s set to … More

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How rogue data puts organisations at risk of GDPR noncompliance

The GDPR compliance deadline came in by force on 25th May 2018 and applies to all organisations processing and holding the personal information of data subjects. This includes contacts such as customers, partners and patients. Much has been written about the immense efforts of organisations to improve their data privacy procedures in order to comply with GDPR, but there is a largely undiscussed oversight lurking just under the surface which, if left unaddressed, still leaves … More

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26,000 electronic devices are lost on London Transport in one year

Commuters lost over 26,000 electronic devices on London’s Transport for London (TFL) network last year, new research from the think tank Parliament Street has revealed. The findings reveal that 26,272 devices were reported lost on the network of tubes, trains and buses between April 2017 and April 2018. The report contains further security analysis on the risks lost devices pose for fraudulent activity, identity verification and data security for UK businesses. The data revealed that … More

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Only 20% of companies have fully completed their GDPR implementations

Key findings from a survey conducted by Dimensional Research highlight that only 20% of companies surveyed believe they are GDPR compliant, while 53% are in the implementation phase and 27% have not yet started their implementation. EU (excluding UK) companies are further along, with 27% reporting they are compliant, versus 12% in the U.S. and 21% in the UK. While many companies have significant work to do, 74% expect to be compliant by the end … More

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Want to avoid GDPR fines? Adjust your IT procurement methods

Gartner said many organizations are still not compliant with GDPR legislation even though it has been in force since May 2018. This is because they have not properly audited data handling within their supplier relationships. Sourcing and vendor management (SVM) leaders should, therefore, review all IT contracts to minimise potential financial and reputation risks. “SVM leaders are the first line of defense for organizations whose partners and suppliers process the data of EU residents on … More

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