Evaluating Database Encryption Options for SQL Server

This week's blog post is sponsored by ActiveCrypt Software. Encryption appears to be a topic of near constant discussion at the moment, spearheaded primarily by the impending deadline of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). These are, in essence, a new set of data protection rules that will apply to all organisations operating within the [...]

Getting your Dynamics CRM/Dynamics 365 for Enterprise System GDPR Ready – Part 5: Managing Subject Access Requests with Word Templates

This is the final post in my 5 part series focusing on the practical implications surrounding the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and how some of the features within Dynamics CRM/Dynamics 365 for Enterprise (CRM/D365E) can be utilised to smooth your organisations transition towards achieving compliance with the regulation. In this week's post, we will [...]

Getting your Dynamics CRM/Dynamics 365 for Enterprise System GDPR Ready – Part 4: Managing Data Retention Policy with Bulk Record Deletion

Welcome to part 4 of my 5 part series looking at the practical implications surrounding the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in the context of Dynamics CRM/Dynamics 365 for Enterprise (CRM/D365E). The series looks at how some of the features within this application can assist you in your journey towards GDPR compliance. This week's post [...]

Getting your Dynamics CRM/Dynamics 365 for Enterprise System GDPR Ready – Part 3: Implementing & Documenting A Security Model

This is part 3 of a 5 part series, where we take a closer look at the practical implications the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has upon organisations/businesses in Europe and some of the ways Dynamics CRM/Dynamics 365 for Enterprise (CRM/D365E) can assist you as part of the transition. Last week, we saw how Field [...]

Getting your Dynamics CRM/Dynamics 365 for Enterprise System GDPR Ready – Part 2: Getting to Grips With Field Security Profiles

This is part 2 of a 5 part series, where we take a closer look at the practical implications the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will have upon your organisation and some of the ways Dynamics CRM/Dynamics 365 for Enterprise (CRM/D365E) can assist you as part of the transition. Last week, we took a look [...]

Getting your Dynamics CRM/Dynamics 365 for Enterprise System GDPR Ready – Part 1: Utilising Transparent Database Encryption (TDE)

Monday may not have been my day of choice for attending an all-day session on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), but it was something that I walked away from feeling more well-informed on: https://twitter.com/joejgriffin/status/884419681502810112 If you currently work within the IT industry, then I would be very surprised if you have not yet come [...]