Post-Brexit Data Flows: Why There’ll be No Place for UK Firms to Hide from GDPR

As with most aspects of the EU, unhindered cross-border data flows are something most U.K. firms just take for granted these days. Thanks to the cloud, huge volumes of corporate data is stored in third party providers’ data centres, frequently not even in the UK. Aside perhaps from those in highly regulated sectors, corporate users don’t think twice about accessing that data, and sending it to and from partners and customers on the continent. However, the U.K.’s departure from the world’s biggest trading bloc raises new questions about the legality of such transfers. In a new report, the House of…

Am I Affected by the European General Data Protection Regulation?

It’s a year until the biggest shakeup to Europe’s privacy laws in nearly a generation takes effect. The European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will bring sweeping new rules into force, including new consumer rights over how personal data is used, and mandatory 72-hour data breach notifications. Yet there’s still confusion over which companies and what types of data are covered by the law. With firms currently complying with less than 40% of GDPR principles on average, time is running out. That’s why Centrify is running a new monthly blog series designed to raise awareness about the GDPR, as the clock…

IT Self Service: Secure Password Reset and Beyond

As a Sales Engineer at Centrify, my job is to meet with customers and prospects everyday and learn about their Identity challenges. I’ve noticed a recurring theme lately – many customers telling me about their pains with password resets. Now this is not a new problem. It’s been widely known for a long time now that password resets are responsible for over 40% of support calls. IT self-service empowers users to take control of issues like password resets. But traditional automated password reset implementations have had limited success because of poor end user acceptance and poor policy and process. The…