“Leinster star Mike Ross tackles the tech world”

Ex-Leinster star Mike Ross tackles the tech world and joins Wizuda as Commercial Director

Mike Ross, former Leinster and Irish international rugby player has decided to hang up the boots and take on a new role of Commercial Director here at Wizuda. We are delighted to have him on board and he is a great addition to our team.

An article posted by the Irish times said: “Former Irish international rugby player Mike Ross has left the world of sport to become commercial director for technology firm Wizuda. Mr Ross will focus on developing the company’s Irish customer portfolio for the file-sharing solutions and data transfer arms of the Wizuda business.”

“Under the GDPR legislation, which comes into force in Ireland in May 2018, companies must ensure that personal data is protected. Amongst other things, this means that organisations must use safe methods to transfer data.”

Read the full article here.

the challenge - wizuda case studies

The board of a multinational medical device organisation required a secure, cloud-based solution which facilitated virtual board member collaboration on key documents in preparation for monthly board meetings.

The documentation was regularly of a highly commercially sensitive nature, largely relating to ongoing clinical trials, and as such demanded a secure and encrypted platform which could be implemented without the engagement of internal IT resources.

Key challenges that need to be  considered:

  • Geographically dispersed stakeholders
  • Highly commercially sensitive documentation
  • No internal IT involvement
  • Multiple stakeholders required to collaborate on
    single documents
the solution- wizuda case studies

Wizuda MFT gave them a centralised view of all their file transfer activities and a network overview of the data flows. IT now had instantly available reporting and could provide geographic maps and network overviews to senior management of all file transfer activities in the organisation. These could also be categorised in ways that made sense for the business from a priorities perspective. Wizuda’s unique ‘Health Check’ dashboard with automated monitoring and alerts, allowed them to manage all transfer operations proactively and ensured they were always on top of any issues.

From a GDPR compliance perspective, transfers could be linked to Data Protection Impact Assessments were required and data could be anonymised as part of the transfer process. Wizuda MFT enabled them to apply the latest security protocols for file transfers and encrypt data at rest and in transit. Passing cyber-security and GDPR compliance audits became a lot easier.

About Wizuda

Developing IT Solutions to Make Businesses Better

At Wizuda we focus on developing IT solutions which help businesses grow and empower people to collaborate and stay connected securely and compliantly. Specialists in secure data transfer since 2001, all development and support operations are carried out from our two Irish 

offices located in Dublin (Wizuda Headquarters) and Limerick. We pride ourselves in developing software solutions that allow organisations to take back control of their file transfer and data sharing operations, enabling them to operate efficiently, securely and compliantly

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