Security Watch

December 14, 2018
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Yule never believe it: we sleigh the myth about GDPR and Santa

So we’ve all seen the jokes on WhatsApp and Facebook about Santa’s lack of GDPR compliance and how this would all be changed for Christmas 2018. […]
December 11, 2018

Data protection impact assessments for health research: what’s changed under GDPR?

Since GDPR came into effect on 25 May this year, the health regulations have been updated to incorporate more stringent requirements around protecting personal information during […]
November 27, 2018
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Security newsround: November 2018

We round up interesting research and reporting about security developments from around the web. This month: blaming the user (or not), passwords, protecting data and privacy, […]
November 21, 2018

Beyond governance, risk and compliance: privacy, ethics and trust

We are currently experiencing the fourth industrial revolution (FIR), characterised by a blurred fusion of all things physical, digital and genomic. Each revolution has been accompanied […]
November 15, 2018

The value in vulnerability assessments: closing gaps to improve security

Vulnerability assessments usually involve using automated tools such as Nessus or Qualys to carry out a passive scan of an organisation’s systems. The process produces a […]
November 12, 2018

UK NCSC chief highlights resilience as key to better security

Here’s a question for security professionals to ponder: why are we only ever a few clicks away from disaster? It’s inspired by a recent presentation in […]
November 1, 2018

Conference trick: how to choose worthwhile security and privacy events – and which to avoid

When I started out in my career, I always believed that speakers at conferences were ‘selected’ on the basis of their contribution to the profession. I […]
October 26, 2018
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EU Cyber Security Month roundup – advice on staying secure

During October, BH Consulting has been sharing daily advice about digital security and privacy on its social media channels as part of EU Cyber Security Month. […]