The EU Data Protection Regulation: 6 questions, 6 answers.

Today, we briefly and concisely discuss an overview of the Who - How - Where - What - When - Why of the General Data Protection Regulation. Below in the article, the interested reader can find additional information on the European Data Protection Regulation (1).

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Why IT admins can save lives in the future: IT security in healthcare (2/2)

Computers down? Patient reports are handed over personally. Back to the hospital of the 1980s. Inconceivable? In fact a hospital in Germany had to change its mode of operation last year, after its network was paralysed by the Trojan, Locky. The malicious software was smuggled in by an infected e-mail attachment and encrypted all data, making the digital exchange of patient data impossible.

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Why privacy is a challenge in the health care sector

The digitization of the economy is in full swing and does not hold back for the health care system at all. Hospitals, doctors' surgeries, health insurance companies and physiotherapists face two huge challenges: How can they comply with data protection guidelines and how can they protect themselves effectively against cyber-attacks?

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Significance of secure data transfer for German energy suppliers increases

German energy suppliers have been declared as operators of critical infrastructures since the summer of 2015. According to the IT-Security Law they must send data via a secure connection.

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Provide the right business tools – or else…

Companies have to pay more attention to the right software for their employees - not only from an employer’s image point of view but also for good economics and legality.

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Exchange large files outside the cloud

The US cloud provider Dropbox has expanded its range of APIs to make it easier for business customers to put files into the Dropbox cloud storage and manage access to the files located there. But is the cloud really the right choice for your business?

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