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6 essential data protection practices in 2019

Data protection is a topic that requires a lot of attention from managers and IT managers in organizations. Increasingly there are sophisticated forms of data theft and legislation requires companies to protect the personal data of their customers and other stakeholders. However much a company protects your information, unfortunately nothing can guarantee you that it stays protected forever. Nevertheless, there are solutions and practices that drastically reduce the likelihood of theft and loss of data. In today’s article, we selected 6 essential data protection practices in 2019!

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Find how to protect against key data security threats

Recently, a study found that most hotels don’t adequately protect the data that collects. Increasingly, we are faced with news of this type, which is worrying given the increased security threats. In addition to the increase in these threats, companies still face the “heavy hand” of the GDPR: in Portugal, the new legislation has already made its first “victims” through penalties for offenders. In a digital age where we deal with information every day, we must know how to protect ourselves from the main threats to data security. We’ve prepared 5 key tips to make sure your information is not lost or exposed!

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“I was fined for violating GDPR. What should I do?”

The GDPR is already in place and has already begun to make its first “victims”. Many people doubted the existence of large fines, but the truth is that several European companies were fined due to legal failures. Among the main causes of fines are the following: undue access to data by an excessive number of users, breach of data integrity and confidentiality due to lack of preventive measures and inability to ensure the technical implementation of previous measures. Companies that are fined for failure to comply with the new legislation have a long way to go to regain the trust of their customers and other stakeholders. In today’s article, we leave some tips for getting back on the heels of a GDPR fine!

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The importance of database security in enterprises

We are currently living in the information age. This is already a universal truth and more and more information becomes the most important asset of any company. It is essential that a company’s database receives special attention so as to ensure that it remains inviolable. In today’s business scenario, the proper use of solutions for data storage and recovery is a critical factor for the success (or not) of companies. In today’s article, we talk about the importance of database security in companies!

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What to do in case of data loss in a company?

Data loss in companies is one of the biggest concerns of managers and there are several factors that have led to greater concern about this area. Among the most important factors are the increasing relevance of the IT industry for business, today’s information value and increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks. When the most important information in an organization is lost, the losses are immense, and the loss of customer confidence and the high costs of data recovery are the ones that have the most impact on the business. But if a disaster knocks on your door, what can you do? In today’s article, we address the main points to consider in case of data loss in a company!

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Information exchange: how to maintain confidentiality in communication?

Never before has the importance of keeping business information secure. When we exchange information and when data moves from department to department, it is essential that techniques and rules be used to keep communication confidential. An information leak and the exposure of sensitive data can seriously jeopardize the continuity of a business. In today’s article, we discuss good practices so that confidentiality in communication stays intact!

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How to modernize your business without compromising security?

Digital transformation is one of the themes of business moments. All the organizations intend to adopt systems that allow them to modernize their processes and a consequent improvement of the results. However, one of the issues that most worries managers in this area is the possible lack of security that a business modernization can bring. However, it is possible to modernize your business without compromising security. Let’s know how in this article!

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7 tips for rapid adaptation to GDPR

The process of adapting the General Regulation on Data Protection (GDPR) to the Portuguese reality has not been easy. Although the European diploma has been in force since May 25, 2018, there are still many companies that fail to meet all the standards associated with the new legislation. The National Comission of Data Protection has passed fines to defaulters and it is urgent that companies work to comply with all the obligations that exist in the law. In today’s article, we present 7 tips for rapid adaptation to GDPR!

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The main pillars of data security in test environments

Companies increasingly protect their most sensitive information, but most of them do not take the same care in test and development environments. In the last decade, there has been a major shift in the way companies deal with their data. Many companies now copy their production databases with real-world data into certification environments, which makes it possible to work with test environments that are all similar to the production environment. The problem is that the development environment does not have the same level of security as the production environment. There is also the problem of using outside companies to work in these environments, leaving data even more vulnerable. Thus, it is critical to protect the test environments and it is on the main security pillars of this area that this article focuses!

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Cybercrime: how to avoid and react to a computer attack?

Computer attacks are a problem for businesses. Cybercrime is on the agenda and businesses need to prepare to avoid these crimes, as information security is increasingly a priority in modern organizations. In such a digital age and where the threats are more than many, how can companies avoid and respond to a computer attack?

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