It was released by the BBC that the Information Commissioner’s Office will be able to issue fines of up to £500,000 for serious data security breaches. Read the complete article on the BBC website.
Most companies invest heavily in protecting data when it is “live”, firewalls, virus protection and all sorts of enhanced security procedures – what about when the new machines move in? Who is taking away broken or outdated machines and what is happening with the data contained on it? All sorts of equipment – not just laptops and PC’s and servers contain data, be aware that all sorts of office equipment contains data – fax machines, photocopiers, networking equipment, routers telcoms equipment, choose a company who has the ability to handle all your assets – working or not, Weee waste or remarketing, make an informed decision.