Dropbox drops the box again – why data retention policies matter

So Dropbox has admitted that a bug lead to deleted data mysteriously re-appearing in users’ folders. Zombie file apocalypse? Hardly. Surely it’s just a storm in a digital teacup? Well, no. Deletion matters, and it will matter a lot more from May 2018. Oh yes, it’s another GDPR reference – you didn’t think I was … Continue reading Dropbox drops the box again – why data retention policies matter

What a year it’s been – review of IT security 2014

By rights, 2015 should be the year of cyber security. After all, 2014 was the year of cyber-security failure. Just consider some of the highlights: Target Michaels JP Morgan Sony Pictures Viator Home Depot Goodwill Nieman Marcus US Postal Service iCloud (if none of the others mean anything to you, this one will. Just think … Continue reading What a year it’s been – review of IT security 2014