Friend, foe or frenemy: the risk of having too much

The value of data is obvious, but with the introduction of GDPR laws and stronger regulation, it is important that firms and companies recognise the related risks

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GDPR- Making a virtue out of a necessity when managing data

By Nina Bryant A new forward-thinking approach to reduce risk of data breach has changed the way organisations view their processes in a drive to protect reputation. Since it came into force in May, GDPR has had a profound effect on the way that all organisations manage their data and relationships with customers. Issues that were […]

Digital footprints – The key to successful fraud investigations

By Muthmainur Rahman A growing reservoir of data can now be used by investigators to uncover wrongdoing at an early stage and trap fraudsters before they do significant damage. From the moment they wake up in the morning, almost every human being contributes to their individual digital footprint. As well as our text messages, emails and […]

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