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'PROTECT OUR DATA OR BE FINED' STATES THE UK CONSUMER!

06 December 2010  |  3145 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Despite Information Commissioner doling out his first-ever fines for Data Protection Act breaches, the UK consumer wants tougher penalties for those deemed to be wrong-doers. Isn’t it great when you finally hear something completely unprovoked – and isn’t it also sweet music to your ears? It appears the ever-sharp UK consumer has obviously be...

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Simon Bowerwww.e-crypt.com - Burton-upon-Trent

RANCOUR AND 10M EURO BILL FOLLOWS UBS EMAIL ERROR

23 November 2010  |  4687 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Ever clicked send on an email, and instantly regretted it? I think we’ve all been there – but perhaps not to the scale of one UBS employee this week, where a small error has created some rather significant repercussions. Yes, this is the story of a UBS employee who inadvertently sent an email containing financial details of the then client Gener...

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ANOTHER WEEK GONE. ANOTHER DATA DISASTER AVERTED!

08 November 2010  |  2685 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Something happened last week that was so extraordinary, I had to blink and rub my eyes to really believe they weren’t deceiving me! If you have read my blogs before, you will know I regularly highlig...

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Simon Bowerwww.e-crypt.com - Burton-upon-Trent

DATA BREACHES: THE 5 MOST IMPORTANT THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW!

02 November 2010  |  1899 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

We often hear about data breaches in the news and the unfortunate victim whose operations have been devastated. But more often than not, this is as far as data security extends into our worlds. Do we...

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Simon Bowerwww.e-crypt.com - Burton-upon-Trent

DATA THEFT NOW THE BIGGEST CAUSE OF LOSSES: A WORRYING SIGN?

25 October 2010  |  3615 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

According to Kroll – the US-based risk consultancy company, information theft has overtaken physical larceny of cash and stock as the biggest source of global losses for firms. Significantly, this is ...

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Simon Bowerwww.e-crypt.com - Burton-upon-Trent

AN EMAIL HOWLER THAT COULD COST A MINT!

18 October 2010  |  3983 views  |  0  |  Recommends 1

It’s another week – and there are more people who should know better who have now got egg all over their faces! This time round, it’s the flaws in a financial management tool designed to track and mo...

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