Proactive vs Reactive
In today’s connected world, the security of your data, applications and infrastructure needs to be of paramount importance. In the hectic day-to-day firefighting that typifies business it is easy to let this issue fall down the priority list if your IT is working, but with new regulations promising substantial fines for security breaches, a proliferation of malware which can significantly damage businesses and the general requirement to ensure your systems are operational when required, can you really afford to bury your head in the sand over your IT security?
Many businesses do not think about continuity planning and disaster recovery until a situation occurs where the lack of it is highlighted and suddenly prioritised in management’s thinking. Why not plan for the worst to preserve the stability of your operations and save money?
The intention of the GDPR was to unify data protection laws across trade boundaries and for the most part, its content is good business practice anyway. With uncertainty around Brexit and more of the public understanding the role businesses have to play in safeguarding their data, if you want to cut through the rumours and guesswork let us help you understand how you can make the new data regulations work for you whilst ensuring compliance.
Many businesses focus on IT for all security solutions and do not consider aspects such as paperwork, disaster recovery and human resources. ISO 27001 is an international standard for information security and unifies the disjointed and fragmented security controls within your business in order to create an Information Security Management System.