“Chain of Custody” is a phrase that sounds more appropriate for a crime drama than an office environment. However, with the introduction of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) in May last year it has become an essential part of operations where data security is concerned. Data destruction, whether physical or digital, is a key part of the process of ensuring Chain of Custody is secure. Every business today is obliged to take steps today to safeguard the chain to ensure that compliance obligations are met.
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We specialise in secure, confidential document shredding services. As principle members of the BSIA we've built a reputation for exceptional customer service, delivering unrivalled value for money through our highly trained personnel and state of the art technology. We carry out secure paper shredding and document destruction services across a wide range of industries from small SMEs and private households through to large blue-chip organisations. No job is too big or too small. We serve local authorities and government departments including NHS trusts, both regionally and throughout the UK. Our three processing facilities in London, Manchester and Bicester support branch offices nationwide.
The cost of a data breach can be substantial, especially as this is something that can continue to affect a business and its reputation even after the initial issue has been managed. Security breaches that involve data theft or loss are becoming increasingly common today – one in four companies is now likely to be affected by one. So, what steps can you take to prevent a data breach and make your business more secure?
Every year, businesses lose around 5% of annual revenues to fraud. This is an issue that continues to grow in importance as the risks multiply. For many organisations, it’s insiders who can pose some of the biggest issues when it comes to fraud – in fact almost three quarters of companies have found themselves a victim of fraud that was insider-led. So, what are the most significant threats when it comes to insider fraud and how can you protect your organisation?