As the final Quarter of 2021 is upon us and the Databasix team is delighted to provide you with visibility of our latest portfolio of products, services and free support and guidance on all things data protection.
As the world limps on and businesses in the UK contend with the challenges of another period of lockdown, B4 members representing the Business Services, IT & Communications Hub marked Data Protection Day on Thursday 28th January 2021 by discussing what the major threats were to their businesses. With thanks to Darren Aston (Aston & James), Neill Lawson-Smith (CIS Ltd), Paul Ballinger (STL Communications), Salim Benadel (Storm Internet) and Kellie Peters (Databasix).
1. Customer care. Great opportunity to demonstrate customer care. We called up everyone of our customers just to check how they were and if there was anything we could do to help them further – had a lot of good feedback from doing this.
The current situation with the coronavirus means inboxes are filling up (once again) with companies sending out information about their response, messages from CEOs, or offering services that may be of use to us all in these strangest of times. ‘It’s GDPR all over again’ we’ve heard you cry!
It wasn’t that long ago that AI (Artificial Intelligence) was considered a terrifying product of the future, with robots taking over the world. However, AI at present is commonplace with elements of it touching all our lives.
You’ll know already that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requires companies to have appropriate technical and organisational measures in place to ensure that data protection is built into their processing activities and business practices.
How clued up on cyber security is your business? On average, cybercrime already costs UK organisations £3000 per year, making cyber knowledge a must-have for your team. Luckily, updating your files and folders to avoid potential cyber-attacks does not have to be a chore.
As founder and director of Storm Internet, Salim Benadel has a passion for doing things right. It’s not often you come across someone with such a level of drive and determination to succeed, but Salim wants to succeed to help his growing number of clients succeed, to make their lives easier…it’s the mantra of Storm.
For Oxfordshire-based managed IT services provider CIS, 2019 marks 30 years of successfully supporting local business growth and business continuity. CIS have gone from strength to strength, with up to 30% YoY growth, dozens of awards, multiple acquisitions, and a prosperous future ahead.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for most of 2018, you’ve probably heard about the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) and how it’s created a huge amount of head-scratching, head-burying and headaching for many businesses.