A Guide to the GDPR in Canada

Posted by Kevin D'Arcy on Jan 26, 2018 2:08:38 PM
For quite some time, there’s been considerable panic about a piece of European legislation called the Global Data 
Protection Regulation (GDPR). The GDPR, set to go live in May 2018, outlines new measures that businesses must take in order to lawfully hold the data of EU citizens. In essence businesses need to ensure consent is obtained for all data held as well as implementing internal processes to guarantee that data is protected. 
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Topics: document security, data security, information security, government security, data compliance laws, compliance, GDPR

A Breakdown of the GDPR

Posted by Kristen Bowers on Jan 26, 2018 1:53:43 PM
What is GDPR?

Back in 2016, the European Union passed a bill to introduce the Global Data Protection Regulation. The purpose of the legislation was to define the legal rights of EU citizens in relation to their data and to enforce regulations on the data controllers and processors who hold that data. The GDPR will be introduced on the 25th May 2018, and will put impose sanctions on businesses that don’t safeguard the data they process. 

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Topics: document security, data security, information security, government security, GDPR

Preventing Data Theft & Fraud in Your Business

Posted by Robert Adshead on Dec 2, 2015 9:35:00 AM

There are countless data thieves who want to steal your company's data so that they can commit fraud or take your assets. You will always be a target, so you must be proactive about protecting your data. To prevent data theft at your business, you need to invest in information security resources and establish an effective information security policy.

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Topics: document security, data security, information security, data theft

Developing an Information Security Policy for Your Workplace

Posted by Scott Kimura on Sep 23, 2015 9:35:00 AM

developing an information security policy for your workplace

Digital technology has dramatically altered how we manage our data. Instead of dealing with more paperwork than a single person is strong enough to carry, we are able to store millions of documents on a device smaller than a human hand. Instead of shipping copies of paperwork via mail or courier, we can deliver a communication in seconds via a slew of online file sharing options. From sharing documents faster to storing them more effectively, digital technology has provided us with many data management upgrades.

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Topics: document security, data security, information security, workplace security

5 Ways Your Employees are Putting Confidential Information at Risk

Posted by Kristen Bowers on Sep 9, 2015 11:30:00 AM

Your employees are putting your company's data at risk right now. In most cases, they do this without even knowing that they are. Here are five ways that your employees are putting your confidential information at risk:

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Topics: document security, data security, information risk

Protecting Company Data From Natural Disasters

Posted by Kevin D'Arcy on Aug 14, 2015 9:35:00 AM

Is your business prepared for a natural disaster? Preparing for these unpreventable circumstances will require more than an insurance policy. This is because no amount of insurance can recover your company's data once it is destroyed. Protecting company data from natural disasters requires a specific plan. Here are the steps that you need to take:

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Topics: document security, protecting paper documents, secure document storage, data security

Why Not Protecting Paper Documents Can Harm Your Business

Posted by Robert Adshead on Jul 8, 2015 9:35:00 AM

One of the most recent developments when it comes to improving your organization's operational efficiency is to go digital. By taking this step, you have given each member of your team the capability to handle tasks much more quickly and with fewer errors. Going digital has allowed you to mostly ignore your paper documents – which is a good thing, since paper documents are expensive and difficult to manage. However, even if you rarely – or never – use them, protecting paper documents still needs to be a priority for your organization. Here is why:

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Topics: document security, document protection, protecting paper documents

Ensuring Total Document Security

Posted by Larry Karatsoreos on May 20, 2015 9:35:00 AM

No matter what risks threaten your company's data, total document security is possible. As you know, document security is not something that just happens, so you need to actively take steps to protect your company's information – simply putting everything under lock and key is not enough. That being said, here is what you need to do: 

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Topics: security, document security

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