Category: Data Protection

IT News and updates from the Your IT team

What are Backup, Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity?
October 16, 2018

What are Backup, Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity?

Nobody can guarantee that a businesses IT is 100% safe and secure. Things go wrong. This might be a minor issue such as a deleted file, or a major problem such as a server failure or cyber-attack. Your data is precious, and, in the event of an issue, you’ll want to be able to get… Read full article

GDPR – The Story So Far
June 11, 2018

GDPR – The Story So Far

GDPR  went live on the 25th May 2018. As most (sensible) people predicted the world didn’t end, nobody was fined £20m odd and businesses did not drown under the weight of people unsubscribing to their emails. So, what happened? You may have noticed that you became extremely popular in the lead up to the 25th… Read full article

Is GDPR the end of Bring Your Own Device?
May 24, 2018

Is GDPR the end of Bring Your Own Device?

Bring Your Own Device Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is now an accepted part of our business lives. There are a number of advantages to be gleaned in allowing BYOD but the major disadvantages revolve around security. With the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), data security is more sharply in view than ever. But… Read full article

How Your IT can help with GDPR
March 14, 2018

How Your IT can help with GDPR

We’ve spent the past few months trying to explain that GDPR is not an IT issue. But we still get emails from customers that say things like “Can you explain how you will make us GDPR compliant please?” (not a direct quote but pretty close!). Firstly, to reiterate GDPR is NOT an IT issue, it’s… Read full article

Getting Started With GDPR
February 02, 2018

Getting Started With GDPR

Over the past 12 months we’ve offered plenty of opinion about the new General Data Protection Regulations. Whilst there is still plenty of uncertainty around the GDPR one thing is without any doubt. You need to ACT! Doing nothing is not an option but we know that often, when it comes to something new, getting started… Read full article

Oh No, it’s another GDPR Blog.
December 06, 2017

Oh No, it’s another GDPR Blog.

The new General Data Protection Regulations come into force on the 25th May 2018. You cannot fail to have heard off and/or read about the ‘biggest change to data protection in the past 20 years™’ so what we don’t want to do is rehash the same old information. If you’ve not heard of it before… Read full article

An overview of the new General Data Protection Regulations
March 30, 2017

An overview of the new General Data Protection Regulations

The new General Data Protection Regulation comes into force in May 2018. This is a complex and lengthy piece of legislation that will apply to any business that currently has to comply with the Data Protection Act in the UK. We’re leaving the EU so we don’t have to worry about this…… Wrong! The GDPR… Read full article

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