Outsourcing your IT department might seem like a luxury, when in fact it could well be a necessity. Technology presents a challenge to many SMEs, because has fast become essential to how they work yet it continues evolve so rapidly. And just as [...]
Monday 28th January is Data Privacy Day, and hot on it’s heels is Safer Internet Day on Tuesday 5th February! Both of these occasions marking greater internet security and safety online have been growing in popularity, and are designed primarily to promote the safe and responsible use of technology. So if you are interested in protecting your data for Data Privacy Day, or you want to know how to be safer online for Safer Internet Day, read on…..
The deadline for GDPR is looming nearer and nearer but still many people are confused about what to do. In this week’s blog, we’re giving you one more heads up about what you need to think about in the next 3 weeks.
The media has gone into a GDPR frenzy now that we’re less than 100 days away from the May deadline. But is all the fuss necessary? Shouldn’t most organisations already be taking data protection seriously? In our last blog on [...]
Well 2017 is almost over but what a year it’s been! Check out our end-of-year round-up to find out what we’ve been up to and what’s coming in 2018.
Now we know this is not the most exciting subject we could be talking about (well, we think it’s exciting, but we know that we IT folk are a rare breed!) but there are new rules about data that are about to come into force and, if you’re a business, you really do need to know about them. So grab a brew and sit down for 5 minutes, and then at least you can’t say afterwards that we didn’t warn you! The current Data Protection Act (DPA) exists to protect people’s personal data stored digitally or physically. Originally, it was a late 20th century thing, a response to increasing amounts of personal data being collected, and being accessible, but now data protection is going 21st century, which mean new regulations and much greater accountability.