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"Not sure if you saw my last email" - How to kill a sale via email

"Not sure if you saw my last email" - How to kill a sale via email

Email 100 people with this line, 25 of them will be annoyed at you. Many companies practice this and wonder why their engagement rates are low.
Resturant group loses at least 1 million dollars due to hacking attack.

Resturant group loses at least 1 million dollars due to hacking attack.

A resturant group in Canada closed down many of their locations on a Friday due to a cyber attack.
How a former prospective client is risking millions in GDPR fines.

How a former prospective client is risking millions in GDPR fines.

If you are in the habit of rolling your eyes every time GDPR is mentioned, read this two minute post and weep for the abysmal lack of common sense.
VPNs services and proxies. A silent thief and privacy killer.

VPNs services and proxies. A silent thief and privacy killer.

A vast amount of money is made by collecting private data and selling it onto interested parties. VPNs and other proxy services need caution.
GDPR - Cyber-security compliance? Easier than you might think

GDPR - Cyber-security compliance? Easier than you might think

Don't panic! There is no shortage of information available from many different websites yet when it comes to what "should" you do, there is little freely available. You e
GDPR would have devastated Deloitte if it came sooner.

GDPR would have devastated Deloitte if it came sooner.

Deloitte, Hailed as the top IT security consultancy in the world was breached. The news came out in September 2017. There is a great deal of fear and worry about GDPR but what if it had been in law during this breach?