Preparing for GDPR: GDPR-Ready Backups

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GDPR is just around the corner. Are you prepared? AssureStor’s backup2cloud enterprise platform delivers GDPR-ready backups. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is now only a few months away. From 25th May 2018, your organisation will be expected to have aligned its operations to GDPR requirements. Are you prepared? In our previous two ‘Preparing for GDPR’ blog posts, we asked …

Preparing for GDPR: Addressing the Right to Forget

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The right to forget is one of the key components of GDPR. Do your backups allow for the straightforward deletion of specific identifying data? The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is coming sooner than you think. We’ve already published a blog around GDPR that gives you some areas to consider ahead of its implementation on 25th May 2018. But on …

Preparing for GDPR: Are Your Backups Appropriate?

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Data backups are an area you may have missed when preparing for GDPR. Does your backup provider meet GDPR requirements? The IT press is buzzing with blogs about preparing for GDPR. Many of these are taking a fairly ominous tone – you’ve probably read that GDPR will impose fines of up to 20 million euros for non-compliance. With such high …

Hybrid Cloud Backups: The Best of Both Worlds

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Why choose between the speed of local backups and the flexibility of the cloud? Hybrid cloud backups offer the best of both worlds. Cloud backup providers extolling the virtues of their services have often been quick to dismiss local, tape-based backups. You’ve probably heard them described as inefficient, unsecure, and difficult to recover from. There is cer