Mike Gillespie is Managing Director of Advent IM Ltd, and an information security practitioner and CLAS consultant of many years’ standing. He is well versed in the threat to organisational information assets. An active member of the Security Institute since 2008, Mike was voted onto the Board of Directors in 2013 and given special responsibility for Cyber Research and Strategy. Additionally he is part of the Institute’s mentoring scheme and a member of the CSCSS Global Cyber Security Select Committee. As a subject matter expert Mike is called upon regularly to speak at events and contribute editorial, most recently for the BBC and The Sunday Timesas well as regular industry media.
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Levels of concern in business appear to be rising, as the date for the roll out of the new EU Data Protection regulations, known as GDPR, was announced (May 25, 2018, by the way). Social media were alight with comment and speculation and many people were questioning if a potential Brexit could impact the uptake of the regulations in the UK. The bottom line is, we have our own Data Protection Act, which will remain and it is not possible to rule out the adoption of best practice guidelines,...