By Nigel Tozer The winds of change are blowing stronger when it comes to compliance and, in particular, around privacy. Regulations regarding privacy are being beefed-up globally; Australia made significant changes in 2014, Japan’s amendments landed in May and the second stage of South Africa’s PoPI will get introduced this year. The European Union’s General […]

By Nigel Tozer In a previous blog on General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), I touched on cloud services, data ‘ownership’ and responsibilities, which prompted questions that I thought would be a good topic in this space. If you are like many around the world, you’re looking into GDPR and finding you’ve got data in public clouds and/or you’re […]

By Nigel Tozer Even those who place their ear to the ground infrequently will have heard of GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), the stringent European Union privacy regulations set for enforcement beginning next May. As a reminder, even if you’re not an EU business, but trade there, it will affect you. Get ready or face a hit […]

By Patrick McGrath This blog continues the discussion of the connection between ransomware breaches and data privacy. Concerns about ransomware extend beyond backup and recovering access to the lost files.A ransom request could be evidence of a theft of personal data that provides significant exposure to privacy regulations such as upcoming provisions within the EU’s GDPR. GDPR would require […]

By Chris Powell In one year, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will become law in the European Union (EU). This regulation is the strictest personal data privacy regulation in the world and it will impact anyone doing business in Europe or having business involving European citizens. The GDPR requires businesses to visibly protect confidential […]

By Nigel Tozer This Thursday marks the one-year countdown until the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect, and the interest in the upcoming legislation is intensifying. It’s also catching on internationally, outside of the European Union (EU). At the March Cloud Expo Europe event in London, cloud was naturally the biggest talking point. I’m convinced more […]

By Patrick McGrath News sources have been extremely active over the last week with emerging details of the ‘WannaCry’ global ransomware attacks, using vulnerabilities taken from the National Security Agency of the United States. The impacts of the attacks are ongoing, with victims in more than 150 countries, including hospitals that have been effectively brought […]

By Kalyani Kallakuri Are you at the precipice of defeat when it comes to the thought of ransomware? Does the chaos that will likely ensue after a ransomware attack keep you away from your core business focus? At Commvault, we – on the heels of an extensive ransomware attack that affected more than 75,000 systems in 150-plus […]