Cyber attacks are escalating and managing cyber security is increasingly seen as a critical priority for organisations. Attacks can jeopardise the integrity and availability of networked IT systems and compromise the confidentiality of the data held within them causing both financial loss and reputational damage. Global Data Hub takes a look at the prevailing guidance on the cyber safe essential measures and considers some different regulatory and industry approaches to managing cybersecurity risks.
As 2014 draws to a close, yet again, we seem likely to be ending the year without a new EC data protection Regulation. That's not to say there hasn't been plenty going on in the data protection and privacy arena. In our last batch of content this year, we take a look at some of the major developments in 2014 and consider what lies ahead. Will 2015 be the year of the Regulation?
Love it or loath it, there is no denying the importance of direct marketing to businesses competing in the modern marketplace. Yet success is not just about reaching the largest possible audience. To thrive, businesses must align their marketing practices with the wishes of their audience and with the applicable regulatory framework. This month, Global Data Hub considers some of the latest developments in direct and electronic marketing across Europe and in other key jurisdictions.