This Podcast looks at G.D.P.R. from an IT Perspective and interview Samantha Howard from KeyTech about how we can protect our data, our files, our clients and our devices using our IT Systems and Suppliers.
Hacking happens every and we need to not only protect our data but our clients data too!
Samantha talks us through the myriad of IT protection by sharing how we can;
properly destroy data
how often we should be backing up
information about cyber security
how we can deal with breaches
how to protect your data
Grab your note pad and pen to write down your next steps with GDPR.
A Secure Socket Layer establishes an encrypted link between a web server (where your website sits) and a browser (where you view web pages). Otherwise known as the padlock in the address bar at the top of the browser.
There are a few reasons why you should have an S.S.L.:
a) So that you are not marked as “non-secure” – This is even for when you don’t sell anything
b) If payment is taken from your website, it protects the user
6. Additional Security
If using WordPress, you can use a variety of security plugins that will block certain files and information from the Internet.
These can be free, but you can go pro with a lot of them with prices starting from $99.00.
The free versions of security will look after minimal security but if you wanted to go for something a lot stronger you should look at Sucuri – http://sucuri.7eer.net/c/364036/212721/3713, which goes deeper into the level of security it deals with.
7. Always update
When using WordPress or other C.M.S. (Content Managed System) Software, you should ensure that you are as up to date as possible.
G.D.P.R. isn’t a compliance issue it’s a “how we do business” process and what we will do with your information.
G.D.P.R. is a huge subject and something that is VERY topical at present.
We all want to know what to do, how to do it, where to start.
Jayne is from Summ.it based in Manchester and shares several elements to think about, where you should start and what things mean to you, with regards to your employment process, your Team (full-time part-time or associates) and as an Employer.
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