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Modern data protection: How to survive and thrive in a hybrid world

What do security and data protection look like in a hybrid world, and how much further do businesses need to go to properly protect themselves from the risks? ...

3 things business leaders should know about security

A few years ago, Cathay Pacific suffered a lapse in data security, affecting the personal information of an estimated 9.4 million people. Along with the questions it raised around the effectiveness of cybersecurity for all companies, a top international law firm noted another effect: an uptick in interest in collective redress, a type of representative action resembling a class action lawsuit. ...

2022 Predictions: What’s Next for Data Protection?

During 2020 and 2021, there was a shift in focus to improving remote working capabilities, access to cloud infrastructure and securing data. Over the next year, however, I believe businesses will desire more control of their data, with a greater focus on the ability to facilitate portability and seamless response to the changing demands of the future. Although hybrid and multi-cloud models are not new, the freedom they provide will make it even more of a reality moving forward. With 2022 only just around the corner and promising to enable the exponential growth in the data protection industry, you might be wondering what’s next. To help plan in advance, here’s a few top trends to look out for... ...

Should Big Brother keep an eye on possible staff dangers?

As has been mentioned many times before, staff are an organisation’s biggest asset – but they can also be its biggest threat, writes Pattie Walsh. ...

Be vigilant on IP theft

Companies are becoming ever more vulnerable to intellectual property (IP) theft as the world becomes increasingly connected, thanks to factors such as globalisation and the rise of cloud technology, says Robert Le Busque, vice-president for strategy in Asia-Pacific for US-based telecommunications giant Verizon. ...

Don't let your business get fried by en masse poaching

At this time of year, with bonuses being calculated for payment at year end, many employees start to turn their minds towards thinking about new opportunities, writes Fiona Loughrey and Sarah Berkeley. ...

Employers are obliged to keep personal data private

Data protection in China has been in the news a lot this year, writes Karen Ip. ...