Why Data Security is of paramount Importance. Data security is critical for most businesses and even home computer users…

Data lost due to disasters such as a flood or fire is crushing, but losing it to hackers or a malware infection can have much greater consequences.

Is your company going to be compliant by June 2018?

The EU has now published its General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which will impact on every company that holds data (this can be employee or customer data). The fines for non compliance are as much as 4% global turnover.

But why delay? Crystal IT can get you in front of your competitors, by  reviewing your current data solutions and giving comprehensive advice in any changes required to your system.

Do you know where your cloud data is stored in?

Lots of companies are using cloud based services which are ideal for business with growing demands. However, the location they store your data, could be problematic. Once the data leaves your computer it could be stored anywhere around the world. These countries have varying laws and regulations on data storage. Some laws appertaining to that country could see you data being seized without informing you.   Speak to Crystal IT  we are able to advise you on a data solution in UK that would be compliant towards GDPR.

What other ways do we store our data?

It’s not hard to lose a USB flash drive; it’s even easier to steal one. If you’re the victim of such a theft, panic is understandable. However, if you’re crazy enough to trust your most important, irreplaceable data to a device that’s even easier to misplace or forget than your keys, at least make sure that data is secure. Crystal IT are able to help to encrypt  your data devices. These solutions also work with most external hard drive (EHD), plus your much harder to steal internal hard disk drives (HDDs) and solid-state drives (SSDs).