THE GDPR IS COMING

The General Data Protection Regulation

Secure your data before the deadline of 25th May 2018

What is the GDPR?

The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) is a forthcoming regulation that forces EU (including the UK) businesses and organisations to implement security procedures so that data is protected for customers as well as employees. If you are not compliant by the deadline of 25th May 2018, organisations could face a fine of up to €20m or 4% global turnover (whichever is higher).

As stated in article 32 – Security of processing: “Implement appropriate technical and organisational measures to ensure a level of security appropriate to the risk… including encryption of personal data”.

Act now or face a fine

up to €20m or 4% global turnover (whichever is higher)

How to Become GDPR Compliant

Data breaches are a bigger problem than most of us realise...

MFG can help by providing your organisation with a fully managed encryption service to help protect the foundations of your business. Encryption can solve many issues that many organisations are currently facing as well as help prepare for the GDPR changes. Find out how we can help with our fully managed encryption solution.

Who will get hit by the GDPR?

Personal data can be used to identify an individual. It doesn’t matter what type of business you are, any business of any industry sector will be need to comply with the GDPR, including Financial, Public, Private or Legal.

The Consequences are Costly

The financial implications following a data breach isn’t the only thing you have to worry about. Two UK councils were recently fined £70,000 and £80,000 for losing unencrypted laptops containing sensitive personal information.

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Changes are Coming! Plan Early

The GDPR deadline starts on 25th May 2018. Businesses and organisations will struggle to make their business operations comply with the GDPR by this date unless they start taking action today.

Encryption is the first step any business should take towards becoming compliant with the GDPR. Encrypting data makes it unintelligible to any unauthorised people.

Our partners, IT Governance are leading global provider of risk management and compliance solutions, with a special focus on cyber resilience, data protection/GDPR  and cyber security.

ENCRYPT YOUR DEVICES

Laptops
Mobiles
Tablets
Desktops
Servers
Even The Cloud

BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) and working remotely has helped many organisations with benefiting from productivity, employee satisfaction and reducing costs, however there are many implications and risks involved. These risks impose heavy fines as you are exposed to variables such as unauthorised access and stolen/loss of sensitive data. The ICO highly encourages encryption and feel it is good practice when it comes to securing data. Alongside, there should be guidelines and preventative measures to support encryption. Ask our expert advisors on how we can help you become a step closer to becoming GDPR compliant.

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