Data breach costs – a practical example

How much does a data breach cost? Great news if you’re a buyer. For those in the market for stolen data the cost has been decreasing steadily for a few years now. Whereas at the turn of the decade your financial data was worth $100 it can now be worth less than $5. Isn’t capitalism […]

The Election and the impact on GDPR Data Security Policy

With EU-wide GDPR legislation being introduced in May 2018, it is worth considering how manifesto commitments in the current election may further impact data security policy over the next five years. DATA SECURITY MANIFESTO PLEDGES SUMMARY Neither Labour or the Conservatives make direct reference to Cyber Essentials or to GDPR legislation in their manifesto. However, both do […]