Data Protection Act - Data Loss

Data Protection Act

Failure to take data protection and data loss seriously is no longer an option.

The Information Commissioner’s Office has issued a new guide which means that penalties of up to £500,000 can be imposed for breaching the Data Protection Act.

In its guide the Information Commissioner states:

Backup? Now!

Backup your Computer - East Devon IT Support Can Help

Key points:

  • The objective of a backup is to make a duplicate copy of files and data so that in the event of data loss or hard drive failure, the user has an additional copy that they could potentially revert to.

Dell does factory fresh virus infections?

computer-virus

Key definitions;

Virus - Today a computer virus is a software program, script, or macro that has been designed to infect, destroy, modify, or cause other problems with a computer or software programs.

Spyware – Is a software program that has been designed to track a user's activity without the user fully understanding the intentions of the program or not knowing about its installation. Such as credit card details when logging onto online banking.

Malware - is a type of software program that has been intentionally designed to change a user's settings without his or her permission, such as deleting important files and documents.

Making The Most Out Of Social Media

Social Media Icons - How to get the most out of Social Media Six Revisions has recently posted a great article with some great tips on how to get the most out of Social Media.

If you are using Social Media as a marketing tool, or just thinking about it, this is a interesting article to read!

Apple Mac Mini - The Perfect Small Business Server?

Apple Mac Mini - The Perfect Small Buisiness Server

PCMag.com is claiming that the new Apple Mac Mini with Snow Leopard Server is perfect for SMB server tasks.

They state that:

"There's no question that Apple is offering the Mac mini server as an easy-to-set up alternative to Windows Small Business Server (SBS)."

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