Category: Encryption News

The University of Greenwich fined £120,000 for serious data breach
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined the University of Greenwich £120,000 for a serious security breach. The personal data including names, addresses, dates of birth, phone numbers and signatures [...]
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GDPR and mounting cybersecurity threats highlight the need for data protection
There has always been a need for data protection and security in business. Issues around the protection, management and security of data have always been critically important but have not [...]
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Limited-time offer: Free GXK 25 data protection licences for all charities
With over 180000 registered charities in the Channel Islands, England and Wales alone, Galaxkey is conscious of the selfless work that these organisations do throughout the countries and the positive [...]
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New Galaxkey features: Authorised Data Distribution and Classification
The Galaxkey Dev Team has been super busy resulting in the official launch of two new Galaxkey features- now part of our ever-growing Galaxkey data protection toolkit. Both Authorised Data [...]
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Warning: Serious #Efail vulnerabilities allow attackers to view PGP encrypted email content
Users of PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) and S/MIME (Secure/Multipurpose Internet Mail Extension) have been warned about a number of critical vulnerabilities relating to those technologies. The discovery was made by [...]
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6 GDPR myths businesses should be wary of
With just two weeks to go until GDPR comes into effect, your organisation should be well on the way to becoming fully compliant. This includes a full audit of all [...]
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Why so much panic around the right to erasure?
There are 23 days to go to GDPR D-day! On the 25th May, the EU General Data Protection Regulation will be enforced. There is one particular area of the regulation [...]
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Facebook to exclude 1.5 billion users from the GDPR
In 2008 Facebook set up its international headquarters in Ireland to benefit from the low corporate tax. This meant that all users outside of the US and Canada were protected [...]
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Microsoft Outlook vulnerability allows hackers to steal Windows passwords
In November 2016, Microsoft was alerted to a vulnerability in Microsoft Outlook by security researcher Will Dormann. Only this month-18 months later, has Microsoft released a patch to address the [...]
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Countdown to May 25th: time to take your GDPR preparation to the next level
Companies and consumers suffered a record number of cyber-attacks and data breaches last year as businesses failed to keep data private and customers had little control over how companies used [...]
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