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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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Electronic media – data disposal and destruction

We don’t want to sound like a broken record but we can’t say enough how information destruction and protecting confidential data, applies not only to paper documents but also to electronic media destruction such as credit cards, SIM cards, media equipment, CD’s, DVD’s, hard disks and hard drives, both external and within laptops and computers..

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Training Staff on Compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998

Data protection is an important consideration for all company employees, regardless of their role, therefore all staff should be appropriately trained on how to comply with the Data Protection Act. In today’s information age a simple envelope containing an individual’s address could be used to help steal their identity for fraudulent purposes. As a result.

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