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Where is your business data and how secure is it?

by | Oct 8, 2019 | Backup

data security

We regularly talk about cybersecurity and the need to make sure your data systems secure.  However, one item that rarely gets mentioned is the actual data sitting behind your company’s IT systems.

In addition, many cybersecurity breaches that happen today encrypt corporate data. 

As a result, governments all around the world are looking to tighten up their legislation on data as more and more breaches happen.

For instance, this has already happened in Europe with the introduction of GDPR

Of course, you might not operate in Europe but if you have clients based in Europe the legislation applies also to you.

With all their new rules in place, you must know exactly where your company data is located, how it is being secured and if it’s being backed up.

So here’s our list of the most common locations for company data to be stored:

1) Cloud services