GDPR and Shadow Profiles

What is a “Shadow Profile”? A Shadow Profile is a set of user data held by a Social Media platform (eg Facebook or Twitter) that has been collected – even though the user did not create a profile or use the platform. “My gosh!” I hear you cry – “How on earth could these nasty…

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Shop-in-a-Box

Hopefully, you have noticed we recently packaged up some of our most requested and helpful services for SME’s. You can now purchase Cloud Computing for your WordPress, Joomla or Drupal. Or a complete, configured eCommerce site based on WooCommerce or Magento, with feeds to all the major shopping sites. Once you’re up and running, you…

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ICO GDPR Consent Guidance responses

Phew, it’s a long title, but here are the Summary of Responses from a Consultation on GDPR Consent Guidance by the ICO. ICO Responses (pdf) If you need any assistance with compliance issues surrounding data protection and privacy, let us know by clicking on our Contact Us page.

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GDPR – Upcoming changes to Terms of Service

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GDPR We’ve all heard of it. Some people may even know about it. A lot may not know what to do about it. While the dust cloud settles, we’re updating our Terms of Service for some of our services to take into account changes by our partners as described in additional privacy and terms of…

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Fylde Coast Business Owners

Local business owners helping each other At nedwos, we are proud to have been based in the Northwest of England for many years while working all over Europe. I have just recently joined the Fylde Coast Business Owners Facebook group and realise there is a large number of smaller business’ that don’t have access to…

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Managed SSL for Google App Engine

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Yay! Google App Engine has just introduced managed SSL Certificates for Google App Engine. Have a look their blog post https://cloudplatform.googleblog.com/2017/09/introducing-managed-SSL-for-Google-App-Engine.html If you’ve watched Buganizer for the LetsEncrypt thread, you will know this has been a very much requested feature for several years. SSL is important because it stops eavesdropping on the browser traffic, and…

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Best of Breed XaaS and Cloud Computing

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We prefer to promote the “Best of breed” approach to choosing technology and systems and we are working closely with a select number of software and services suppliers to offer a complete ICT function for your SME. Making available the best value and quality services that are usually denied to smaller companies because of cost…

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Data Protection and GDPR

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GDPR, nedwos, and what we think we know! “Ah, the GDPR from them EU people, coming over here and protecting our data rights” A quick Google or LinkedIn search for GDPR “Experts” reveals a lot of people who “know” what is needed for your business. Our principal attended a webinar recently with the Government about…

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the robots are coming

Don’t worry – not the Cyberdyne Systems series T-800 Model 101 (or its’ derivatives)! We mean intelligent chatbots that can hold near human-like conversations via computers or phones. Banking is usually an industry that leads where technology can replace the expensive and pesky humans that need holidays, pensions and lunch-breaks. Think of ATM’s – Automatic…

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AWS Outage

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Oh No! We try to make sure all our clients transition to Cloud processing with minimal disruption. A question often asked is “What if Google/Amazon/Microsoft goes down? Our business will be stuck” .. to which we reply “That is very unlikely to happen however if it does, we have designed your systems to be resilient…

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