Week 3 – Improving Workplace Cyber Security

  • Data Backup

    Step 1:

    Backing up data is always a good idea. An even better idea is to ensure that your backups are sufficiently protected and secure. Only use solutions with adequate cyber security that you know you can trust. Read this blog post for more information ‘The Last Line Of Data Protection Defence’ Blog by Data2Vault.

    Step 2:

    What can you do to minimise the impact of a data breach and optimise the recovery? Read this blog post for more advice and guidance ‘Lets talk about recovery’ Blog by Data2Vault.

    Step 3:

    Cloud computing has provided businesses with flexible and agile option for their workforce to work from home. Read more about Enabling a flexible and productive workforce Leaflet by Anderson IT Management.

    Step 4:

    Backup is a key part of an IT Disaster Recovery Plan. As remote working and the use of public cloud services, like Office365 and GSuite, is increasing rapidly, you need to think carefully to ensure you have the right backup processes. Here is a six-step process to help you make the right choice. Continue reading The-right-backup-solution Leaflet by Data2Vault here.

    Step 5:

    Think of the consequences your organisation faces if you lost all of the data you hold. How long could you continue operating? Data loss may not always be the result of a cyber attack, but could be by theft, fire, etc. Here are some tips to back up your data safely. PDSCs Top Tips for Backing Up Your Data Leaflet

    Step 6:

    As remote working increases, so does the use of BYOD…….Bring Your Own Device. Find out more about what this means, along with the risks, in our short video:

    Step 7:

    Mitigating the risk of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device). As remote working increases, so does the use of BYOD. Find out how you can mitigate the risks in our short video: