Data Protection

Burning Tree launch Asure in Ireland

2018-11-23T15:12:42+00:00 November 23rd, 2018|Data Protection|

The 28th November sees the return of the popular Cyber Expo Ireland, welcoming more than 1000 delegates from the world of cyber security. With cyber attacks becoming more prevalent, companies are looking for easy and reliable ways to protect their business; this collection of industry experts, thought leaders, end users and vendors, brings about some [...]

How to protect your company assets in a changing threat landscape

2018-11-09T16:43:24+00:00 November 9th, 2018|Data Protection, Digital Transformation, Identity Access Management|

Malicious actors are using increasingly sophisticated approaches to target businesses, leading some organisations to adopt more agile defence systems. A growing threat landscape is driving an uptick in fraud, theft and other damaging exploits, as nefarious actors become more adept at using freely available tools to hack and compromise corporate systems. But while artificial intelligence [...]

How to effectively deal with spear phishing attacks

2018-10-23T08:23:56+00:00 October 23rd, 2018|Data Protection|

Phishing attacks are not specific to those businesses who do not think they need internet security. Computer giants such as Google and Microsoft have fallen victim to the effects of spear phishing too. Spear phishing, as the name suggests, is an attack which targets a specific individual with a multitude of ‘in-context’ ‘baits’ such as [...]

The post GDPR cybersecurity landscape

2018-09-25T16:49:43+00:00 August 13th, 2018|Data Protection|

Is there less spam in your inbox? For many businesses, the GDPR implementation on May 25th 2018, signalled the start of a new era. Eagerly racing to grasp the scale of changes needed, most understood the GDPR as a rather nebulous concept we could term ‘data courtesy’. Jumping into this brave, new world, where data [...]

Facebook’s fall from grace with ICO fine

2018-07-30T13:57:09+00:00 July 30th, 2018|Data Protection|

The UK’s data protection watchdog finally bared its teeth when it found Facebook had breached data protection laws and imposed a £500,000 fine. Investigating since February 2017, after an article expose in the Observer, the Information Commissioner’s Office has heard an entire rollercoaster of revelations concerning the misuse of user data by ‘data  broker for [...]

How blockchain technology can help defend your business

2018-08-31T14:56:33+00:00 June 26th, 2018|Data Protection|

Blockchain has been around since 2009, but its development has created the backbone for a new type of internet. The new use for this original BitCoin concept is taking the digital world by storm; so how can blockchain technology help defend your business? Blockchain creates continuity in the digital world, it’s a digital ledger in [...]

The Season Of Goodwill: An Opportunity For Cyber Crime

2018-11-20T12:28:18+00:00 December 20th, 2017|Data Protection|

This Christmas thousands will be spent online and in the Cloud by consumers buying gifts or taking advantage of sales before and after the big day. It’s the time of year for big ticket purchases on new technology, white goods, and luxury items, as well as large volumes of smaller value sales on many individual [...]

How ISO 27001 Can Help Your Organisation Meet GDPR Requirements

2018-03-22T15:40:52+00:00 December 6th, 2017|Data Protection, Uncategorized|

One of the challenges of GDPR (the General Data Protection Regulation that comes into force in May 2018) is that organisations are left to interpret how GDPR impacts on their business and how best to comply. Many of the articles in GDPR are sufficiently vague and currently there is no standard or framework that can [...]

GDPR: What’s All The Fuss About?

2018-03-22T15:40:52+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Conference, Data Protection|

Burning Tree’s recent Breakfast Briefing “GDPR: What’s All The Fuss About?” was well attended by representatives from businesses keen to learn what they have to do to be compliant. Presentations from Burning Tree, Fimatix, Privacera, Beta Systems and Fujitsu showed delegates that compliance with General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) by 25th May 2018 is relatively [...]

Get GDPR Ready – What You Need To Know

2018-03-22T15:40:53+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Data Protection|

With less than 8 months to go, few CEOs and their CIOs can have failed to have heard of GDPR. However, we are still receiving calls from businesses that have yet to implement any measures to comply with the 25th May 2018 deadline. While GDPR is about protecting personal data – our employees, our customers, [...]

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