How to Navigate the Minefield of Data Protection Laws

A “minefield” is defined as a subject presenting unseen hazards, and that’s how many people view the continuously evolving slew of data protection laws. There are hundreds of laws about protecting data, but below is a selection of laws most likely to impact you or your business. The Simple Life In 1936, a new piece…

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October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Have you ever wondered, “What is the point of creating an ‘awareness month’?” The greatest advantages are that they can teach you something you previously didn’t know and encourage those already in the know to review their knowledge and keep it current. Cybersecurity is a big deal, and it affects everyone. How It Became a…

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Are You Confident in the Integrity of Your Backup Data?

The safety and security of your information is vital, and if you have a solid data backup plan, you can be confident your data will be there in an emergency. Or will it? How can you be sure of the integrity of your backup data? Losing your primary working data is a problem, but a…

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Preventing Information Security Errors

Information security breaches are an often-silent enemy that create havoc for your company. Most of the time they come unexpectedly, stealing your valuable time and attention, and leaving you open to lawsuits. No one is immune from making information security errors, but reducing the risk and being prepared will help decrease downtime, damaged reputation, and…

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What to Look for in a Hard Drive Destruction Provider

Destroying expired digital data is just as important as shredding expired paper records. Even if you erase or reformat an expired hard drive, traces of sensitive data are left behind. With the right tools, criminals can access the data and steal personally identifiable information (PII) and protected health information (PHI). When your hard drives reach…

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