One evening you are having a nice chat with a friend about a trip to Barcelona you wanted to do for a while now. The next morning you wake up, open Facebook and your timeline is full of ads of cheap flights to Barcelona and hotels in the city. Coincidence? Maybe not.
When we think about sharing sensitive files online, it easy to assume they are either work documents or selfies you don’t want everyone to see. The truth is the type of files we share can vary significantly.
In some cases, you just want to send a contract for your client to sign, instead of mailing it. In other cases, you might have a large attachment that you want to share with your partners.
A data processing agreement is nothing new. Before the General data protection regulation (GDPR) went into force on May 25, there were already similar agreements in place. The main difference is that now, under the GDPR it is mandatory for companies to sign a data processing agreement. Who has to sign it? What should be included and why do you need one?
A recent article from The Next Web warns that free VPN services could be selling your data to 3rd parties. While the dangers of using a free VPN service are nothing new for the tech savvy, many are still using them.
At a time where the GDPR is now in full force in the European Union, this is an issue that will become more relevant. The article argues that free VPN services are the biggest culprits in abusing data. But before we list how dangerous VPNs can be, let’s see why you would need one in the first place.
These days going one day without internet is a struggle for many. We increasingly rely on technology wherever we go, and while travelling having online access can make your life easier.
At our fingertips we have travel guides, local restaurant reviews, banking, flight updates, weather conditions, and the list goes on and on. Internet and travelers go hand-in-hand and the amount of tech devices released have definitely made the way we travel different.
25th of May is almost knocking our door and many companies still playing catch up with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Reports in April indicated that IT managers across U.S, UK, France and Germany were still not transforming their business quickly enough to adapt to the GDPR.