EU proposes new measures to protect against cyberattacks
The European Union is seeking to help Member States prevent and respond to cyberattacks more effectively. Its new package of…
Cybersecurity: how healthy are our hospitals?
Digital transformation is revolutionizing every sector and every organization, both public and private. And healthcare facilities are no exception. Across hospitals today, connected devices are everywhere to be found, while more and more confidential patient information is being digitized. Though rapid technological developments are certainly increasing the quality of healthcare, this is accompanied by a huge growth in the threats…
Cyber attacks : an enormous threat for all companies
All companies, large and small, are affected by computer attacks. And all the experts agree: the situation is not going to improve. The last two global cyber attacks (WannaCry and NotPetya) are the perfect example. A cyber attack can have serious consequences for the continuation of a company's activities.
Board meetings: Top tips for drafting your minutes
Lots of topics are discussed at executive, supervisory, and management board meetings. Keeping a record of the issues talked about is vital for any company, given their complexity and the length of time between meetings. To help keep track of everything brought up in discussions, governance bodies produce minutes. The legislation, like the French Commercial Code for exemple, requires board…
Ransomware: how online backup can help in the fight against a pervasive threat
Petya, Locky, Cryptolocker… all types of ransomware. And cybersecurity experts agree: 2016 was a record-breaking year for the malware. Attacks have been more frequent and varied than ever before. According to a study by Kaspersky Lab, “62 new families of ransomware” emerged last year. By the same token, McAfee Labs revealed that its users detected 1.3 million cases of new…
How can you boost performance with synchronization ?
In today’s business world, colleagues want to stay productive, while enjoying the freedom to work on the move at the same time. The days of needing a desk to sign a contract or deal with suppliers based abroad are truly over. In the age of the cloud, synchronization tools (known as sync & share) are the perfect match for these…
GDPR: what do European companies need to do to comply?
After more than 4 years of negotiations and hundreds of amendments, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was finally published in April 2016. The new legislation, which replaces a Directive from 1995, enters into force in May 2018. And if businesses want to avoid a fine which could be imposed if the new European rules are violated, now is the…
How do you strengthen security for IT systems?
2016 is said to have been a record-breaking year for cyberattacks. And the outlook for 2017 isn’t great either. While protecting IT systems and data is a top priority for businesses, the French National Cybersecurity Agency (ANSSI) has released a new version of its guide to keeping IT systems safe and secure. It contains 42 invaluable ways to help professionals…