Official Comms Business Awards video 2015, where Digital Pathways were proud sponsors of Channel Sales Person of the Year, winner Kyla Stack with a very entertaining David Walliams as the evenings host.
The draft Investigatory Powers Bill to increase surveillance is already controversial, but there are growing concerns over the potential economic consequences.
First announced during The Queens Speech in 2012, the Draft Communication Data Bill, as it was known then, was met with widespread criticism, before it was ultimately dropped during the coalition government in 2014.
With the Conservative party winning a majority government in the 2015 general election, the so-called “Snoopers’ Charter” has once more come to the fore. It was revealed during the Queen’s Speech on 27 May 2015 that a new Investigatory Powers Bill would “modernise the law on communications data”.
If you are a frequent traveller, either for business or for pleasure, then you may well take for granted the security of the devices you carry. Wherever you are travelling, if you include a laptop or mobile as part of your luggage then it is vitally important that you look to protect and secure your systems for use on the move. More and more businesses are utilising cloud technology to store their data and keep it protected, thinking that this alone will help them avoid leaking or losing their documents. What about the devices themselves though? Are they so vehemently protected? The vulnerability of a mobile device is that, without the required security measures, it offers instant access to files and documents that are no longer simply stored away on a single office computer.