Every UK organisation, regardless of size, is required to take information security seriously. SMEs, listed companies, charities and local or central government organisations all have the same responsibilities when it comes to looking after confidential and personal data. Failure to comply can lead to data breaches, loss of reputation and significant penalties of up to £500,000 for serious breaches of data protection laws.
This guide will help anyone looking to develop a secure document destruction programme for the first time – or review their current one – and covers:
Sources of information security threats
Why a risk assessment is important and some key questions to ask
Summary of key data protection legislation and how it is enforced
Practical actions you can take to implement or improve your information security policies and procedures
Download this step-by-step guide to help you stay secure and compliant by minimising the risk of sensitive information ending up in the wrong hands.