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Managing Insider Threat

A lot of focus is placed on managing external threats by organisations, when in fact their biggest asset is also their biggest risk: People (Insider Threat). You can’t run a business without giving employees  access to resources, and you can’t give them that access without some degree of risk.  An insider threat is when a […]

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Managing Insider Threat

A lot of focus is placed on managing external threats by organisations, when in fact their biggest asset is also their biggest risk: People (Insider Threat). You can’t run a business without giving employees  access to resources, and you can’t give them that access without some degree of risk.  An insider threat is when a […]

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The Importance of Data Classification

“Data classification is the process of categorizing data so organisations can understand what data they own, where it is located, what access controls are implemented and whether they are adhering to organisational measures and compliance regulations” In recent times, data classification has become a key component in numerous organisations’ data security procedures. Not only does […]

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Tips for ensuring your employees can securely work from home

As millions of workers log into work from home to avoid the spread of COVID-19, organisations need to make working from home seamless and secure. Here are Smarttech247’s top tips for working from home securely. Encrypt devices. When assigning laptops or other mobile devices to remote workers, encrypt hard drives to protect any data stored […]

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5 Common Misconceptions About GDPR And Why They Can Hurt Your Business

From the outset, many misconceptions about the General Data Protection Regulation have arisen; from ‘it is IT’s problem’ right up to ‘it’s the next Y2K’. Although it has only been a few months since the implementation of the regulation, many misconceptions continue to arise on a regular basis. Over the past few weeks, Smarttech247 has […]

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