The three top risks to reputation

After receiving a poor performance review, an employee takes to social media and speaks negatively about the organisation and its leaders, creating a dialogue around the organisation’s culture that goes viral…

A cybercriminal discovers a vulnerability in an organisation’s security system, steals the Social Security numbers of millions of its customers, and demands a ransom payment for the decryption key needed to recover the sensitive data…

A third-party vendor fails to follow regulations when handling client records and inadvertently releases sensitive customer information, resulting in negative media attention and a steep fine for the organisation…

Read more in the source article: Triple threat: How to handle three top risks to reputation | Compliance Week

What does Privacy Shield mean for your private data and the businesses that hold it?

The EU-U.S. Privacy Shield was announced by the European Commission and U.S. Department of Commerce as a replacement for the Safe Harbor Framework.

Businesses using Facebook, Twitter, Google or similar are likely to have information that is stored or processed overseas and are thus affected.

Brexit will impact on data sovereignty and privacy and this should not be ignored.

Getting data governance right now will help. This means not only maintaining data appropriately, but protecting and disposing of it as well.

Read more in this insightful article by Lynn Collier COO at Hitachi Data Systems UK on the Computing website (opens in a new window)

We can help with our Data Protection MOT.

F2 Business Huddle – Friday 8th July

12 noon

Waterlooville Basepoint, Waterberry Drive, Waterlooville, Hampshire, PO7 7TH

Network with a purpose – There is an ever growing concern for businesses to protect assets and secure information. Learn more about the things you can do now to help improve your cyber security with Robert Briggs, Crimson Crab

Just £10 on the door. Find out more and book your place.