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Best practices for safeguarding your confidential data

Practically every organisation today holds confidential data on its customers. The Data Protection Act obliges firms to make sure such information is stored safely, kept confidential and not put to any unauthorised use. If confidential data does get lost or disclosed, the consequences can be embarrassment or reputational damage at best, serious legal liability at.

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5 Tips to Help Keep Your Personal Data Safe Online

The weeks leading up to and following Christmas are some of the busiest online shopping days of the year including Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Boxing Day Sales and January Sales. It’s easy to get caught up in the marketing hype and, while people have their eyes on the best deals, fraudsters are just waiting to take.

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How should you store your confidential data before shredding

Storing your confidential waste isn’t just about making your workplace appear well-ordered and tidy. It’s more important than that – it’s about protecting your business from data breaches and information leaks that could lead to identity theft and business fraud. An old customer database could form a calling list for one of your competitors, or.

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Starting a New Business? What You Need to Know about Data Compliance

Starting up a business is a tough time. Organising finance, finding offices and all the standard responsibilities can mean that privacy and data security are the last items on your agenda. However, compliance with the data protection act is a vital part of any company’s procedures, including start-ups. With many new businesses using technology and.

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The Dangers of In House Shredding

What are the potential hazards associated with keeping your own business shredding machines onsite. All too often when we discuss shredding the focus is on the data protection element. The destruction of confidential waste to prevent crimes such as identity theft is now required by law for all companies. This means the majority of companies.

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