BREXIT! No Deal and your Data

By Bari Pollard on 9th September 2019, 08:49

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At the time of writing this article BREXIT is just over 7 weeks away but who knows anymore! It could never happen, it could be delayed or we could leave as planned on the 31st October!

However what happens to your data if we leave with no deal? Well as always, it depends!

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Cyber Security

By Bari Pollard on 2nd July 2019, 15:36

Cyber Security

Historically cyber security has been regarded as a function of the IT department, however I heard this quote at a Cyber Security event “do you have the IT team in charge of the ‘dont murder people policy’, so why do they control gdpr compliance, it’s a law”.

It is critical that your people are properly prepared for their role in improving security.


Password Security

So, how many passwords do you have?

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GDPR 12 Months on

By Bari Pollard on 2nd July 2019, 08:37

GDPR 12 Months on

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force in May 2018, and by the letter of the law, virtually every business in the UK needs to comply with it. However, there are still some misconceptions surrounding the law and what it means to organisations. This can lead to difficult situations where mistakes can be made.

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CiviCRM 5.10.3 Security Update

By Bari Pollard on 21st February 2019, 12:37

You may be aware there has just been a critical security release for CiviCRM. As a result, we are working as quickly as we can to move all sites up to the new release which is 5.10.3.
 
Due to the nature of this update, it is mandatory we upgrade all sites and we will look to do so with as little disruption to your service as possible. These upgrades are unable to be scheduled and have to be supervised so we can try to avoid busy times but some disruption will be inevitable.
 

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Creating strong passwords

By Heather Oliver on 13th April 2015, 10:37
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Security is important. We always make sure our software is up to date and ask our hosts for their security credentials. 

But what is equally important is ensuring that our passwords are strong. The average online user has around 26 online passwords. If you use the same password on multiple sites and one password is compromised, your other logins are vulnerable too. Here are some hints and tips for managing your passwords and creating unique passwords that won't leave you vulnerable.

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