Article posted: Mar 06, 2018

By Joakim Thorén, CEO

We recently conducted our third annual global IT security survey and learned that for more than half of the respondents, the European Union's GDPR which goes into effect in May 2018, is weighing heavily into their current security strategy decisions. When we looked at EMEA-based companies alone, that number climbed to nearly 70%. But as most of know, virtually every other region in the world will feel the impact of the GDPR, and the survey revealed that among those were nearly one in three North American companies and more than half of the Asia/Pacific respondents said GDPR will impact them.

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Article posted: Jan 26, 2018

By Joakim Thorén, CEO

While you might not see a fully autonomous car coming out of Sweden yet, it's clear Sweden is leading the world in security, according to a ComputerSweden article. The article about the strongest technology trends in Sweden states the security market, according to analyst firm Redeye, is expected to grow by 7.8 percent per year through 2020. The report mentions a strong Versasec partner, Yubico, as a strong supplier side security company.

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Article posted: Dec 13, 2017

By William Houry, VP of Sales

It was inevitable: the scammers are now going after companies in Europe and elsewhere that are preparing for the European Union's cybersecurity General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), also known as EU 2016/679. The GDPR privacy rules go into full effect in May 2018.

In early December in France it was reported that companies preparing for the GDPR, which is known as the RGPD in France, were being targeted with some less-than-sophisticated phishing-type schemes. According to what was reported, the scheme involved alarm-inducing urgent phone calls and faxed messages to companies, purportedly from the Commission nationale de l'informatique et des libertés (CNIL).

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