The recent cyber-attack on Deloitte was yet another example of the lax security measures being deployed by some of the world’s biggest corporations. Deloitte isn’t alone; Equifax as well as the likes of Tesco Bank, Wonga, LinkedIn, and Yahoo have all fallen victim to cyberattacks in recent years. But it’s not just a breach that these companies have in common; they all gather and store vast amounts of consumer and client information. Hacks targeting these organisations – plus many more – are diminishing the trust consumers place in those who hold the keys to their financial and sensitive data. More robust security measures must be deployed across all industries, and with the GDPR coming into force next year they must be deployed now, writes Richard Parris, the chief executive of Intercede.
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