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The weekly ADNS news recap for September 23, 2016

By In News On 23 September 2016

We thought it would be a great idea to bring you the trending news from the past week, this new feature will now take place at the end of every week.

The topic of September is security and this week we’ve focused on data backup and disaster recovery. You may have seen our news posts on social media and we also sent out an info mail to our current customers.

Have you seen our posts on social media or received an email about cloud backup? Give us some feedback, we’d love to hear from you.

We’re also recruiting for a number of vacancies and looking to employ two more apprentices to join our work force. We currently employ one apprentice and have had three previously at the company, who have all been offered full time roles following their apprenticeship.

Want to apply for a vacancy? Head over to our careers page.

So that’s all about us, but what else has been happening this week?

The biggest news in security this week is the story surrounding Yahoo. The company recently revealed details of over 500 million users were breached. The hack itself took place in 2014 but it has only just been made known to the public. You can read more about this story on our website next week.

Also in the news this week has been a story revolving around the Information Commissioner’s Office. Do you hold any data or control any personal information? You are then required by law to register with the ICO unless you are exempt. More than 400,000 organisations are currently registered, are you? Register under the Data Protection Act here.

Staying with the ICO, we also published an article surrounding the action they’ve taken towards organisations who do not adequately protect the data they hold and control. The piece of news details how the UK’s independent authority fined Hampshire County Council £100,000 after documents containing personal details of over 100 people were found in a disused building. Read more on the story here.

That’s it for this week! Thank you for reading and we look forward to seeing you next week when the topic will be surrounding cyber security.

We hope you like this new format of news in our industry, if you have any suggestions or questions please don’t hesitate to contact us.



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