Data Breach -When Your Personal Information Is At Risk
Data breach means unauthorised access of sensitive or confidential information on a digital storage platform. Data breaches have been common occurrences and in recent times & is caused by data theft or loss, or malware/ virus attacks or hackers targeting the system. Data breaches impact enterprises, large or small organisations, government agencies, individuals alike. Individuals need to understand the consequences of a data breach is and how to prevent their sensitive information in future.
For Businesses, any wrong step can put them in the path of fines, litigation and brand erosion. To mitigate the risk of civil litigation and other penalties when a data loss or theft occurs. A proactive approach to security to ensure the safety of sensitive information is necessary.
With growing needs for digital data protection required a more updated and powerful Data Protection Law. Thus GDPR was finalised, the General Data Protection Regulation(GDPR) will come into force in May 2018, the sole aim to unify data protection for individuals in the European Union. Here we present before you a walkthrough on what to do in case of a data breach.
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