02 Sep It’s illegal to have no Professional-Grade Backup.
You possibly didn’t know this…
Backup and disaster recovery solutions are critical under the GDPR.
With any Business liable or accountable for the ownership of important data, they must have the capability to recover any lost private information that they hold in a timely manner.
In order to remain compliant, you must have the obligatory backup and disaster recovery strategies in place and actively take the time to frequently test the integrity and the efficiency of the solution.
This is only the start, as you’ll find out there are lot more implications to it, you’re going to need to obey with all of them.
How do we abide with the GDPR ruling?
By following each distinct implication and making sure your Business is in line!
With GDPR fines placed on British Airways, you shouldn’t be expecting a smack on the wrists, we recommend you get your Business in order and shadow all the rules.
Covering the first of many critical points involved; Having a backup recovery point is crucial, irrespective if you want one or not.
Whether you’re outsourcing or have other approaches, you need a secure recovery point in which you can restore important data from, fast.
You’re also going to need a process in place, for regular testing, judging and assessing the effectiveness of the measures involved for guaranteeing the security.
Do you feel 100% self-assured that you could tackle inbound or concealed cyber-attacks? If not, then you should be looking for ways to reinforce your defence as you now must report any breaches within 72 hours of them occurring.
An effective way to certify yourselves of Cyber protection, is to become Cyber Security Essentials accredited.
Data compliance is for every affiliate of the team, whether you’re involved within IT or the legal side of the Business or not, everybody needs to be GDPR conscious.
Lastly, for now, Regular Data backups are vital, as well as consistent Backup testing, you need to check regularly and backup your data often in order to comply, don’t get caught out at the closing stage.
What options are accessible to us as a Business?
At this certain time, there are many variations of services and options available to you.
Whether you wish to Backup by hand yourself, (Given the extensive implications this would be un-recommended), making sure you’re secure with multiple copies in multiple locations, ideally following our 3-2-1 backup rule.
Or shadow a secure route through an outsourced Backup provider, like us. In which we will deliver a secure data Backup solution. A devoted 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 susceptible 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 conforming security.
We’re Urban Network, we can help secure your Business.
We specialise in managed IT & technology services to help businesses across London & the wider-South East, from our base in Wapping, East London.
Urban Network has a proven track record, with extensive experience and a full portfolio of industry accreditations & certifications.
Among our range of skills, we have a specialism in cyber security. Ensuring we aid our clients with employing the best & most appropriate security practices, procedures and tools to protect their sensitive data.
If you have any concerns or challenges with your cyber security, or with your technology generally, we would like to hear from you. Please contact the team today.