Any company holding personal data, irrespective of size or value, is more likely to be vulnerable to these targeted attacks. You might well be thinking… “Well, we’ve not been hit by a cyber-attack so far, so what are the chances of us getting hit?”
Companies holding personal data, more than ever before, MUST use IT Support and take Data Protection and Disaster Recovery as seriously as taking out Business Insurance policies, in fact some Insurance companies now cover data-loss and IT security breaches, specifically for two reasons; 1. The threat to data is real with real associated costs and 2. Legal obligations are becoming more clear and stringent with responsibility being placed squarely on all parties who hold personal data.
With GDPR coming into effect in May 2018, businesses must prove that they have ensured ‘appropriate security and confidentiality of the personal data’.
Microminder offer a range of Data Protection and Disaster Recovery options all developed to aide with compliance of Data Protection through GDPR but to also ensure commercial benefits such as reducing downtime and maximising productivity and in turn, profits:
Don’t wait for a disaster before you act. ACT NOW
*source UK Government
Author: Angela Nyarko
Angela Nyarko is a Technical Sales Consultant with Microminder and in the 5 years she has been with the company she has seen for herself the growing need for businesses to invest in protecting their networks. She has experienced sites who have been hacked through their Chip and Pin devices, via dangerous web link browsing and of course, most recently, the stratospheric rise in the number of Ransomware attacks through Trojan-type email attacks. She is Microminders ‘go-to’ person for all Protective Managed Services such as Online Back-Up, Disaster Recovery and Security.Back to News