You may have noticed that this is our second blog post on the different configurable modes of FTP, in recent days - after our previous blog on the differences between active and passive FTP. We often write about our experiences at the time and the past 30-days have been no exception, having spoken with and assisted a number of customers through the intricacies of FTP.
If there is one topic which seems to be rearing its head again and again lately, it is the topic of website cookie management and the display of compliant cookie banners.
Generally I don't like to write about brexit because of the emotional attachments that some people have to it; and the fact that it is almost impossible to find stock imagery which doesn't sway to either side of the debate.
When the topic of the GDPR (General Data Protection) was hotting up a couple of years back, one question which would raise its head consistently was the compatibility of the cloud with elements of the regulation which restrict the geographical location of data processing.
From the 1st of January 2019, all Danish organisations which use email as a mechanism for processing personal data will be required, by law to use a form email encryption. Strictly interpreted by the Danish supervisory authority under article 9 of the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation).
There is no shortage of information about the GDPR out there, from the six core principles to data subjects rights to the lawful basis for processing, there is a dizzy number of changes an organisation may need to implement.
Have you ever met an IT manager, administrator, CISO or compliance officer who had a lot of time on their hands? No, me neither. If they exist, then they are certainly a rare breed!
In bringing your workforce up to speed to ensure compliance with GDPR, you’ll require top quality information security and data privacy training content. The OutThink learning material is developed by industry experts working alongside education professionals, human-computer interaction specialists, psychologists, as well as behavioural change and communication experts.
It may be obvious to some that FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is an insecure protocol; and that its continued use for transferring sensitive or personal is inappropriate. Yet, its use for that very purpose still continues according to Rapid7, creating an unnecessary risk.