Welcome to the new IT Security Briefing e-newsletter which replaces our old Byte-Size News. Each
month we will send all of our support customers an e-newsletter completely focused on security
aspects of your IT system. If there is anything you would like us to cover in future issues, please
email me on firstname.lastname@example.org.
This month sees GDPR come into force which focuses on the protection of personal data and
highlights the need to minimise the security risk on any data you hold. You can find out more below
about the regulations and the ways to ensure your IT system is compliant.
The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
will be enforced from 25th May 2018. GDPR regulates the
collection, storage, use and sharing of “personal data”.
Find out more here >
The basis of GDPR is that it requires you to take measures
to keep personal data secure and reduce security risks.
You can find out how to ensure your IT system is GDPR
compliant here >
From a data security perspective, the Government’s Cyber
Essentials scheme for businesses is a great starting point for
GDPR compliance. You can find out more about Cyber
Essentials here >
With the rapid growth of remote and flexible working,
more staff are using their own devices for business. The
NCSC has explored the key risks this poses. To read their
executive summary, click here >
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