International data transfers: the race to comply with new rules
Mark Brown, Global Managing Director, Digital Trust Consulting Services at BSI discusses how the new IDTA replaces a set of old rules previously put in place by the EU but UK data exporters are only bound to use the new Agreement from 21st September 2022. The challenge is that while the new IDTA was set to settle questions over international data transfers for the foreseeable future, the announcement of a Data Reform Bill to replace the GDPR brings new uncertainty into the fray.
Seven steps to increase your cybersecurity posture today
Cybersecurity is more critical now than ever. In this blog, Mark Brown, Global Managing Director, Digital Trust Consulting Services at BSI reviews the seven steps that can be taken today to strengthen your cybersecurity program.
Conor HoganGlobal Practice Director – Data Governance, Digital Trust, BSI discusses the lessons learned from the onset of the unprecedented lockdowns brought about by Covid-19; it’s worth taking stock of how businesses have met the challenges for data protection caused by the pandemic.
The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day is ‘Break the Bias,’ a resounding call for everyone, regardless of their gender, to consider how our ideas about women might be holding back true equality. Let’s work together to ensure that we work to ensure that ALL women know that they are needed and can also be very successful in the cybersecurity industry, not just today but every day of the year. Happy International Women’s Day!
Digital dependency and the public need for digital trust
In our increasingly connected world, newfound risks including misinformation, digital deception and a blurring of the lines between personal and digital safety are now threatening societal trust in digital systems and technologies.
Mark Brown discusses the implications of accelerated digital transformation on both organizations and society and outlines how building and instilling digital trust at every level of society is key to ensuring the success and resilience of those operating in the digital sphere moving forward.
Mark Brown, Global Managing Director, Digital Trust, Consulting Services at BSI discusses the increase in the prevalence and impact of ransomware in recent years, the rise of Ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) and how it is becoming "industrialised" in much the same manner as has occurred in traditional software development and steps organizations can take to mitigate the risk of attack.
Privacy considerations in the advancement of digital healthcare
In this blog, Conor Hogan, Global Practice Director – Data Governance, Digital Trust, BSI discusses privacy and data protection in the age of digital health. Healthcare organizations can adopt simple measures to embed and implement privacy by design strategies early in their development lifecycle to ensure that patient data and privacy rights are protected.
Healthcare systems globally are being challenged continually by demographic changes in population, increased patient demand and expectation, worldwide growth in chronic conditions, and shortages of clinicians and allied staff. Professor Michael Miller, International consultant in health informatics and eHealth strategy and systems, writes about the digital health landscape and the emerging trends in this area.