The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force in May this year. It heralds a new era for data protection and, despite Britain’s imminent exit from the EU, compliance is still going to be necessary. The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) will be responsible for enforcing the penalties in the GDPR if its requirements are not complied with – among them a fine of €20 million or 4% of annual turnover, whichever is greater. The ICO has suggested a checklist of action points for businesses looking to ensure compliance, which includes:
IT infrastructure has become crucial to modern business and an on-site wireless network is an important part of this. Regularly assessing and analysing the systems in use to monitor for issues and measure performance is crucial to ensuring that resources are being effectively used and security is as tight as it can be. This is where a WiFi site survey can be an invaluable tool – it provides perspective on use and a health check to ensure that there are no long-term issues with wireless signal or network.
Awareness of fibre-optic technology is growing amongst consumers as one of the best new cabling solutions. It is one of the fastest expanding mediums for transmissions including horizontal, desktop and backbone applications, and this is due to a range of benefits that it offers over traditional copper cabling.