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Construction Sector: Building a Response to the GDPR

2018-02-15T15:28:06+00:00 By |

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), one of the biggest changes in our data protection laws, comes into force on 25th May 2018. The GDPR will have a major impact on all industries in the UK, including construction, and companies whatever their size, will need to understand and demonstrate compliance to the changes required by


Your Invitation to the 2018 International Cyber Security Survey

2018-02-16T13:31:46+00:00 By |

  Cyber crime is forecast to have a global cost of $6 trillion by 2021 and many security experts are predicting that 2018 could be the year of critical national infrastructure cyber attacks.1 There has never been a more important time to consider how we protect our own systems, as well as those of our


Is the NHS Prepared for the GDPR?

2018-01-26T17:10:20+00:00 By |

"Properly trained and well-motivated staff are essential... Annual role-appropriate training should be mandatory for all who work in health and social care” - The Caldicott Review 2017 GCHQ Certified General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Awareness e-Learning for NHS Trusts   Organisations are running out of time to prepare for the GDPR. Compliance with the regulation


GDPR for the Education Sector

2017-11-22T15:42:50+00:00 By |

One of the biggest changes in our data protection laws in over 25 years kicks into play on 25th May 2018 with the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Already, soundings from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) indicate that this is likely to be more rigorously enforced and consequences include fines reaching 20


The Most influential Cyber Security Company 2017

2017-10-24T16:36:29+00:00 By |

Templar Executives is delighted to be voted “Most influential Cyber Security Company 2017”  in CEO Insights Top 20 Most Influential Companies list. The CEO Insight’s Top 20 Most Influential Companies list acknowledges enterprises that are at the summit of achievement in terms of excellence and influence. These companies have a vision that shapes the conceptual


Bridging the Cyber Security Skills Landscape

2017-08-11T15:18:55+00:00 By |

A global study has highlighted the UK’s crippling skills shortage, with businesses “put at risk” as employer demand for expertise is treble the supply. The number of cyber security job searches in Britain reached just 31.6% of the number of cyber security jobs posted, giving the UK a skills gap second only to that of


The Call for a Digital ‘Geneva Convention’

2017-04-21T16:04:03+00:00 By |

Adrian Leppard CBE, QPM, Templar Executives Adrian was interviewed by ITV News on Monday and discussed government access to technological networks. http://www.itv.com/news/2017-03-27/exclusive-microsoft-boss-we-will-not-help-any-government-hack-any-customer-anywhere/ Nation states are now heavily committed to defending themselves against cyber warfare and espionage, with businesses and citizens getting caught in the cross fire. In response, Microsoft President Brad Smith is calling for a


Signifileaks: The cyber threat to high net worth individuals

2017-02-14T15:44:05+00:00 By |

As cyber attacks on organisations continue to increase, so too do the vulnerabilities of high profile individuals to online hacks. Last week’s headline of David Beckham’s emails being breached is just one example in a sequence of attacks on influential individuals, where one major data breach could cost a celebrity their knighthood and a high


Shining the Cyber spotlight on Black Friday

2017-02-14T15:33:45+00:00 By |

This year we will see a monumental forecasted UK spend of £4.9bn across Black Friday and Cyber Monday alone[1], as many seek out festive bargains. Yet the season of goodwill will not be embraced by all, with some 20 million Cyber-attacks predicted before the close of 2016[2]. Scammers out there are getting increasingly skilled at