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Let the countdown to GDPR begin

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The road to data protection has been a long and confusing one. Despite being one of the biggest concerns of consumers and corporates throughout the world, progress has hardly been moving at breakneck speed, but as of today, companies now have exactly two years to ensure they are compliant with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation.

Citrix and Microsoft team up to tackle enterprise mobility

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Citrix has expanded its partnership with Microsoft as the team aim to capitalize on flexible working and enterprise mobility trends.

Employees not taking advantage of mobility initiatives – survey

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Despite mobility being one of the top priorities for organizations throughout the world, research from IDC has shown only 13% of those who are given the option actually work from home.

NTT Data partners with Privitar to make customers GDPR compliant

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NTT Data UK has announced a partnership agreement with Privitar to provide data protection solutions built on new requirements set out by the EU General Data Protection Regulation.

Dropbox opens Hamburg office to reduce US/EU data concerns

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Dropbox has announced the opening of its latest European office, branching into the German market ahead of plans to open a new data centre in Europe latter in the year.

What happens to EU General Data Protection Regulation if the UK votes for a Brexit?

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Businesses warned not to give up on data reforms just because UK could quit Europe

The top three cloud security myths: BUSTED

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It’s safe to say that people fear what they don’t understand – and with cloud becoming increasingly complex, it’s not surprising that there are so many myths attached to it. It’s time to clear up some of these myths.

24% of businesses expect a cyberattack within the next 90 days

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Research from VMWare has highlighted 24% of office workers and IT decision makers believe their organization will be the victim of a cyberattack with the next 90 days, mainly due to the belief that the threats are advancing at a faster pace than a company’s defences.

BSA releases rankings of global cloud policies – UK drops and US rises on leader board

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The BSA | The Software Alliance has released its global ranking of cloud computing policies, assessing the cloud readiness and policies of the world’s 24 leading ICT economies, with the UK dropping down the leader board.

Microsoft files lawsuit against US government and secret snooping orders

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Microsoft has filed a new lawsuit in federal court against the United States government arguing the right that customers should have the right to know when the state accesses their emails or records.

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