5 Tips for Protecting Your Hard Copy Data

Organisations that create, manage, and rely on paper records need foolproof plans for protecting them. If a document or file falls into the wrong hands, the financial and legal consequences could damage your business beyond repair. Here are five tips from us for safeguarding your hard copy data. 1. Conduct a Records Inventory Hard copy data protection begins by knowing what you have. Every file and document must be accounted…

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Tips for Storing and Managing your Media Assets

Regular backup of your digital information is an important part of a data protection strategy, however keeping your backup media organised and secure is equally important. In this blog, we share several tips for storing and managing your media assets. Invest in data tape rotation The biggest threats to your backup media are theft, mismanagement and disaster. A data tape rotation service minimises these risks by offering professional offsite storage…

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One-off vs. Ongoing Secure Destruction

With the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) in full swing, it is important to securely destroy paper files which have passed their retention lifecycle, as well as electronic data stored on redundant IT/media devices. If your business does not have a secure destruction process in place, you risk a data breach, resulting in business-crippling GDPR non-compliance fines. This blog offers a comparison between a one-off shredding service and ongoing secure…

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The Benefits of Hard Drive Destruction

Having an efficient offline backup strategy is important for every business, and hard drives offer an easy and affordable solution for storing backup data. The downside is that hard drives only have a lifespan of two to three years, and you can’t just throw them in a rubbish bin. So, when hard drives reach the end of their lifecycle, what’s your best disposal option? In this blog, we highlight the…

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