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Preparing for GDPR: Take Our Assessment to See If You’re Ready

Ivanti
How compliance-ready is your organization for the General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR) that becomes effective May 25, 2018? Our 10-question assessment will help you find out. On or off the job, I hate it when I’m unprepared. As a Boy Scout in the late 60’s, I often fantasized a “Boy’s Life Magazine” moment in which I rescue someone in peril. As Bryan Wendell tells the story in his blog for adult scout leaders, Scouting’s founder, British […]

Microsoft Windows 10 and HIPAA compliance

Microsoft
Windows 10 is the best Windows OS so far. With all the shiny features, there has also been concerns raised in the Healthcare industry about any personally identifiable information (PII) saved on Windows 10 devices. Some of the settings that are turned on by default in Windows 10 could potentially have an impact on HIPAA […]

Citrix Receiver 12.7 for Mac: Compatible with macOS High Sierra from Day Zero

Citrix Systems
We are happy to announce the release of Citrix Receiver 12.7 for Mac. We continue to stick to our tradition of supporting every Apple OS from day Zero where we released Receiver 7.3 for iOS to support iOS11 on September. Now, Citrix Receiver 12.7 for Mac is compatible with macOS 10.13 – code named High […]

Is Healthcare Ready for the Public Cloud?

Workspot
It’s a common refrain for IT teams: “Do more with less”. Few industries feel the acute consequences of constrained resources more deeply than the healthcare industry; after all, lives can be at stake. Healthcare organizations have long been using published apps, if not complete virtual desktops, for years. However, today they face a dual challenge: […]

Microsoft Windows resources to help support your GDPR compliance

Microsoft
With exactly eight months to go until the deadline, any organization that wants to do business with European Union (EU) residents will need to ensure compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). According to a recent report by Spiceworks, only 25 percent of organizations are prepared for this landmark regulatory requirement. At Microsoft, we […]

Microsoft Introduces SQL Vulnerability Assessment for Azure SQL Database and on-premises SQL Server!

Microsoft
I am delighted to announce the public preview of our latest security development from the Microsoft SQL product team, the new SQL Vulnerability Assessment (VA). SQL Vulnerability Assessment is your one-stop-shop to discover, track, and remediate potential database vulnerabilities. The VA preview is now available for Azure SQL Database and for on-premises SQL Server, offering […]

Microsoft Introduces Azure Confidential Computing

Microsoft
Microsoft spends one billion dollars per year on cybersecurity and much of that goes to making Microsoft Azure the most trusted cloud platform. From strict physical datacenter security, ensuring data privacy, encrypting data at rest and in transit, novel uses of machine learning for threat detection, and the use of stringent operational software development lifecycle […]

This Week on Windows Video: Fall TV Guide, Windows 10 Fall Creators Update and more

Microsoft
We hope you enjoyed this week’s episode of This Week on Windows! In case you missed it, catch up on the privacy enhancements coming to the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, check out this week’s Windows 10 Tip on how to make Start full screen – or, keep reading for what’s new in the Windows […]

Microsoft Announces Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16362 for PC (Skip Ahead)

Microsoft
Today we are releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16362 for PC to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring who have opted in to Skip Ahead only. Insiders who joined Skip Ahead will continue to receive builds from the RS_PRERELEASE branch which has transitioned to RS4 which is the release that will come after the […]

Microsoft: Privacy enhancements coming to the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Microsoft
In April, we outlined significant enhancements made to the Windows 10 Creators Update that gives you more control to make informed decisions about your privacy. Those enhancements included improving in-product information about your privacy, updates to the Microsoft privacy statement, and improving transparency by publishing more information about the diagnostic data we collect. Continuing with […]

VMware: GDPR and Addressing Data Security Gaps with VMware

VMware
What an exciting opening keynote here at VMworld® in Barcelona! You’ve just heard Pat Gelsinger talk about the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The GDPR legally mandates that organizations protect personal data and extends its reach beyond those established in the EU to others beyond its borders. The regulation also requires that companies respect an […]

Security of Things: An Implementers’ Guide to Cyber-Security for Internet of Things Devices and Beyond – eBook

IT Books
In this ebook we outline a set of practical and pragmatic cyber security considerations for organisations designing, developing and, testing Internet of Things (IoT) devices and solutions. The purpose is to provide practical advice for consideration as part of the product development life-cycle from concept to after market support. While IoT products by their very […]

International Companies and GDPR: Three Things to Consider

Commvault
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 Data Protection Regulation […]

GDPR and Cloud Services

Commvault
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 consuming ‘X […]

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