Not many know this is a legal requirement…
Backup and disaster recovery solutions are necessary under the GDPR.
With any Business accountable or responsible for the ownership of important data, they must have the ability to recover any lost personal data that they hold in a timely manner.
In order to remain in compliance, you must have the required backup and disaster recovery policies in place and actively take the time to regularly test the reliability 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 and avoid fines?
By following each separate ruling and making sure your Business is following suit!
With GDPR fines dropped on British Airways, you shouldn’t be expecting a gentle slap on the wrists, we recommend you get your Business in harmony and follow all the set rules.
Covering the first of many key points involved; Having a backup recovery point is essential, irrespective if you want one or not.
Whether you’re outsourcing or have other techniques, you need a protected recovery point in which you can restore important data from, immediately.
You’re also going to need a process in place, for regular testing, reviewing and calculating the effectiveness of the measures involved for ensuring the security.
Do you feel 100% assured that you could tackle incoming or concealed cyber-attacks? If not, then you should be looking for ways to improve your protection as you now must report any breaches within 72 hours of them taking place.
A successful way to ensure yourselves of Cyber protection is to become Cyber Security Essentials accredited.
Data compliance is for every representative of the team, whether you’re involved within IT or the legal side of the Business or not, everyone needs to be aware of GDPR.
Regular Data backups are important, as well as regular Backup checking, you need to test frequently and backup your data often in order to comply, don’t get caught out at the closing stage.
What Business options are available?
There are many types of services and options available to you as a business.
Whether you wish to Backup manually by hand, (Given the widespread of implications this would be unadvisable), making sure you’re secure with multiple copies in multiple locations, ideally following our ‘3-2-1 Backup rule’.
Or follow a reliable route through an outsourced Backup supplier, like us. In which we will make available a secure data backup solution. A committed cloud backup, our online backup service is a secure and automated way of ensuring that your critical data is safeguarded 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 expertise regarding backups and obeying security protocols.
We believe you should have the best backup solutions for your business.
We’ll get to know your business and determine the most appropriate solution to meet your technical requirements while being commercially sensible in cost and productive with time.
If you feel that your data isn’t being backed up correctly, please get in touch.