Why today’s IT security report is a must read for all

By Simon Rice, Group Manager

Do you know your SSL from your TLS? Or what SQL injection is? The chances are that some of you won’t, but increasingly it’s these types of security issues that data protection officers and senior managers must have some understanding of in order to keep their systems secure.

IT securityThe report we have published today aims to provide those of you who are not dealing with these problems on a daily basis with an introduction to the key IT security problems that lie behind many of the current, and all too common, data breaches investigated by our office. In all of these cases the breaches that occurred could have been prevented, or the consequences greatly reduced, if the organisations had addressed the issues raised in our report. The report therefore provides data protection officers with the opportunity to learn from the mistakes of others, so…

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