Data Privacy & Protection

Five Steps to Securing Data on Data Privacy Day

What’s so special about 28 January? It’s Data Privacy and Protection Day, an international event created to promote the need for personal and business data protection across the globe. Businesses of all sizes can benefit from clear, actionable tips on how to improve their data security. Here are five steps […]


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The role of business continuity planning in your data strategy

Business systems and the data they contain are critical to your organisation’s day-to-day activities. Access to the systems and data can be vital if you experience a disruptive event that requires you to evoke your business continuity plans. Business continuity planning should improve business procedures and practices and increase resilience to interruption […]


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The IT director’s perspective: managing data compliance

Data compliance is complex. It requires IT directors and other information experts to understand and apply relevant legislation for  data protection, IT security and  sector-specific regulations – no easy task in rapidly evolving environment. To stay compliant, businesses should look at data protection not just as a cost, but as an investment in […]


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Why finding the right vendor for secure IT asset disposal is so important

Introducing Richard Mcllwaine-Biggins, Chairman, Secure Data Destruction Division of the Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA) When you sit down and Google IT or PC destruction, some 600 businesses will appear. How do you know which to contact and which to avoid? When companies decommission PCs, they usually have a project […]


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The first five steps to developing your information risk strategy

Introducing Alan Elwood, Director Risk and Resilience Ltd. When it comes to managing information, it’s easy to fall into the trap of thinking that once the audit is over, the job is done. In fact, the audit is just the start. Looking beyond the auditor’s expectations will help you start […]


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