It’s hard to believe, but a whole year has passed since everyone was panicking about the new GDPR data protection regulations starting.
Fines issued over the past twelve months have already totalled €56m. And watchdogs say the European data protection agencies are just warming up. Yes that includes here in the UK.
In the first few months alone, more than 205,000 cases were reported across 31 countries.
And now the data officers have settled into their roles, they’re taking a zero- tolerance approach to breaches.
So if you’ve taken your eye off the data protection ball over the last few months, this is a gentle reminder that it’s time to take action.
No business can afford to take risks with their customers’ data. You need to be 100% sure that your data is:
- Backed up