Are we exposed with unlocked USB ports?

Mar 30th, 2017 Confidentiality, Data Breach, Secure Configuration James Gillies

In my experience this is an area around which the Channel Islands have been generally slow to adopt a stronger security posture, and whilst the threats surrounding Data Leakage were as valid then as they are today, it is surprising that only 21% of UK businesses have a formal policy around what can be stored on removable/USB devices, a figure published in the Cyber Security…


Should we be re-considering implementing encryption in our organisation?

Feb 23rd, 2017 Compliance, Confidentiality, GDPR, Secure Configuration James Gillies

In today‚Äôs digital world data is considered to be the crown jewels and should be protected from those that might abuse it. The value to the business that data represents should be balanced against the risk of it being exposed. Traditionally viewed as a pure security issue, as data protection laws start to change this will become much more of a compliance issue. In simple…

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