Lessons for HR: Data Protection Tips for the Workplace

Lessons for HR: Data Protection Tips for the Workplace

Data protection has never been more important. As we’ve seen with the latest ransomware attack, when hackers access business data it can have a devastating impact. Beyond the big news stories, smaller hacks are occurring each and every day. If your company data falls into the wrong hands it could bring disruption or even failure to your business. For HR and recruitment companies, one of the big things to consider is all of the personal employee data you have stored on your computers. Names, addresses, phone numbers, tax details and bank details could all prove very useful to a hacker with malicious intent. You have a legal obligation to keep employee personal details safe. You also need to protect your confidential company information from data theft. Putting data protection measures in place now could save you lots of work in fixing problems after a cyber-attack. With free and low cost preventative measures you can soon protect your company data. Train Employees An innocent