22 Aug Under GDPR, you need a Professional-Grade Backup.
It’s unlikely you came across this rule…
Backup and disaster recovery solutions are a legal requirement under the GDPR.
With any Business accountable or in charge for the possession of important data, they must have the ability to recover any lost personal information that they hold in a timely manner.
In order to continue your GDPR compliance, you must have the necessary backup and disaster recovery strategies in place and actively take the time to regularly test the integrity and the effectiveness of the solution.
This is only the beginning, as you’ll find out there are lot more implications to it, you’re going to need to comply with all of them.
How do we abide by this and not get fined?
By following each distinct implication and making sure your Business is in line!
With British Airways under fire and hit with a multi-million fine, you shouldn’t be expecting to get away with anything, we recommend you get your Business in order and follow all the set rules.
Casing the first of many critical points involved; Having a backup recovery point is essential, irrespective if you want one or not.
Whether you’re outsourcing or have other methods, you need a secure recovery point in which you can restore important data from, quickly.
You’re also going to need a procedure in place, for consistent testing, assessing and evaluating the effectiveness of the measures involved for ensuring the security.
Do you feel confident that you could confront inbound or concealed cyber-attacks?
If not, then you should be looking for ways to strengthen your protection as you now must report any breaches within 72 hours of them occurring.
An effective way to ensure yourselves of Cyber protection, is to become Cyber Security Essentials qualified.
Data compliance is for every participant of the team, whether you’re involved within IT or the legal side of the Business or not, everyone needs to be GDPR aware.
Finally, for now, Regular Data backups are vital, as well as regular Backup testing, you need to check frequently and backup your data often in order to comply, don’t get caught out at the concluding stage.
What options are available to us as a Business?
At this given time, there are many diversities of services and options available to you.
Whether you wish to Backup physically yourself, (Given the extensive implications this would be un-recommend), making sure you’re secure with multiple copies in multiple locations, ideally following our ‘3-2-1 Backup rule’.
Or follow a secure path through an outsourced Backup provider, like us. In which we will provide a secure data Backup solution. A dedicated cloud backup, our online backup service is a secure and automated way of ensuring that your critical data is protected offsite.
Whether you’re in a defenceless position, or just unsure of what position you are, you need to get ahead & up to date with GDPR and Data compliance, contact us for all knowledge regarding backups and obeying security.
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