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GDPR Guide: Rights of the Data Subject | Blog

​​The GDPR was adopted to empower data subjects and give them complete control over their personal data.  It's no surprise, thus, that a whole section of the Regulation (Chapter 3)...
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6 Layers of Digital Sovereignty – Importance, Challenges, and How to Achieve Them | Blog

As the digital world continues to evolve, it is becoming more and more important to ensure that organizations have the right to control their own data. Digital sovereignty is a...
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Zextras to Announce an All-inclusive Admin Panel for Carbonio Community Edition | Blog

Big news for Carbonio CE system administrators on October 2022. Zextras has rolled out the Carbonio Admin Panel for its e-mail and collaboration platform, Carbonio Community Edition. A native administration...
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How Open-source Software Contributes to Technological Independence, Competitiveness, and Innovation | Blog

Investors have already made it very obvious how valuable and powerful open source is. According to estimates, EU-based businesses spent close to €1 billion on open-source software (OSS) in 2018,...
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Security vs. Privacy: What’s The Difference? | Blog

Is security the same as privacy? If you've been wondering about it, you've come to the right place. We're here to answer your questions. And the short answer is no....
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Cloud computing & data sovereignty for dummies: What’s the cloud? | Blog

What’s the cloud? If you can answer without resorting to paraphrases, tautologies (the cloud is the cloud is the cloud), or definitions that complicate matters more than they simplify them,...
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GDPR Guide: Lawfulness of processing | Blog

As we've seen in the previous installment of this guide, lawfulness, fairness, and transparency are core GDPR principles.  But what makes data processing "lawful" according to the GDPR? The Regulation...
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Legitimate Interests & the GDPR: the Easy Guide | Blog

Article 6 GDPR identifies legitimate interests as a legal basis for lawfully processing personal data. Legitimate interests are considered the most flexible lawful basis for processing, but that doesn't mean...
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How To Process Sensitive Personal Data And Avoid Sanctions According To The GDPR | Blog

Not all personal data is sensitive. But when it is, the GDPR goes to great lengths to ensure it is processed with the utmost attention.  In this article, we'll explain...
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What Does the GDPR Say About Consent? | Blog

If you know anything about the GDPR (and if you've ever surfed the internet after the Regulation went into force), you'll know that consent is one of the legal basis...
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GDPR made easy: the Definitive Guide, part 3 – Principles of the GDPR | Blog

We've dealt with the material and territorial scope of the GDPR.  We've clarified what personal data is.  It's now time to turn to the regulation's core principles, as spelled out...
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What does the GDPR say about encryption? | Blog

Does the GDPR require encryption?  The short answer is "no." The somewhat longer, more accurate answer is "no, but you might want to consider it, though you have to be...
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GDPR made easy: the Definitive Guide, part 2 – Territorial Scope | Blog

Does the GDPR apply to every (legal or natural) person on the planet?   No. As with other laws and regulations, the GDPR only applies to situations falling under its territorial...
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Article 28 GDPR: All You Need to Know | Blog

Have you ever used an email service to process someone’s personal data? Or maybe you’re more the direct messaging app type of person. Or perhaps you use Facebook or Instagram.  ...
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GDPR & Paper Records: All About Relevant Filing Systems | Blog

Learning that the GDPR applies to paper records might come as a surprise.  We get it. When one thinks of the General Data Protection Regulation, the first image that comes...
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High Availability for Mail Servers without Breaking the Bank! It Doesn’t Have to Be Expensive | Blog

E-mail is one of the most popular communication mediums in the world. It has become a necessity for many organizations and businesses, as it is a cost-effective way to communicate...
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4 Important Requirements of a Backup System for E-mail Servers | Blog

The third-party backup solutions offered for e-mail servers are insufficient and don’t suit the needs of many organizations. They provide manual features and fall short in terms of backup and...
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Enterprise-class Collaboration Tools, But No Cloud? It’s Possible Using On-premise Servers. | Blog

We have a solution for you if you're looking for enterprise-level features to build a digital workplace but don't want to expose your data to the cloud. Zextras Carbonio is...
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How Zextras Carbonio Helps Organizations to Expand Their Business Efficiently: Carbonio and Scalability | Blog

Scalability is the ability to size your IT infrastructure to accommodate changes such as demand for more storage or an increase in the number of users. This can be done...
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Which Organizations Benefit Most from Zextras Carbonio? | Blog

E-mails, virtual communication, and instant messaging solutions keep organizations alive. Considering how fast the digital workplace concept is evolving, a robust e-mail and collaboration platform is crucial to creating a...
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