Virgin Media – An Important Lesson
Yet again we have seen another major technology meltdown. This time it was the turn of Virgin Media. West London suffered a major outage yesterday resulting in thousands of homes and businesses being unable to access the Internet.  Particularly for businesses whose Internet is supplied by Virgin, this will have had a major impact on their ability to operate normally. It potentially caused missed orders, delayed shipments, cancelled meetings – the list goes on. Is this a risk you just have to accept or can this be avoided?
The aftermath of GDPR
The dust has now settled on the much-anticipated implementation date of GDPR – 25 May 2018. For the first time, GDPR has started to enter wider public consciousness. The notorious tsunami of emails that most people have received, requesting consent to receive marketing content and data processing, could hardly make you forget about the regulation. But now the deadline has passed, how many organisations are actually fully compliant with GDPR? How will some of the more ambiguous elements of GDPR actually work in practice? Will regulators immediately and harshly clamp down on non-compliant organisations? These are some of the things that this article will focus on.