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Why You Need Onsite AND Offsite Backup

Did you know 93% of businesses will file for bankruptcy before the end of the year after a serious data loss event, and yet 80% of all companies responded that they were confident they would survive a major data loss event themselves?

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How would a no-deal Brexit affect data protection?

Following the defeat for Theresa May's Brexit deal in the commons last night, it is looking increasingly likely that Britain is heading for a No-Deal exit from the European Union on 29th March 2019. Whatever your side of the debate, one thing is certain. A no-deal departure from the EU after 46 years of membership would be a significant change to the status quo.  With that in mind, it is time (if you haven't already) to consider preparing your business for a no-deal Brexit. There is countless debate about the way EU departure will affect trade, the economy and laws. However, a point that is often overlooked is the effect it could have on Data Protection.

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Shining a spotlight on data breaches

Pick up a newspaper these days and you rarely have to look far to find a story of a cyber-attack. Indeed, reports suggest that cybercrime is on a sharp increase, with attacks growing in complexity and effectiveness. Recent attacks highlight that threats can impact on businesses of all sizes. With that in mind, an important question arises:

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Google is tracking your location, even when you ask it not to...

Google is tracking user locations even after they have opted out; it has emerged.

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UK CEOs Believe Cyber-Attacks Are Inevitable

The new survey by KPMG discovered that 40% of UK business leaders believed that they would become the target of cyber-criminals.

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GDPR and Backup: A Potential Minefield Easily Avoided

In their current format it will be impossible for backups and snapshots to comply with the right to be forgotten within GDPR, however systems can be built with compliance in mind. The right to erasure will also apply to all backups, which in turn would make it impossible to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as searching for personal data in a backup is very impractical.

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When disaster strikes, you're covered

It’s a sight that has become all too familiar this winter. Strong winds, flooded streets and fallen trees. Storm Imogen is another name to add to the list of uncharacteristically extreme weather in the UK. The Independent claims that the cost to the UK economy of the flooding over the Christmas period could reach £6bn. “Economists have predicted that the recent flooding will hit Britain’s GDP by 0.2 per cent due to businesses being forced to close, loss of agriculture output, and people not being able to go shopping and travel.”

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