Author: Tony Hughes

Why Confidentiality in the Workplace Is Vital

Why Confidentiality in the Workplace Is Vital

Many may wonder why confidentiality in the workplace is so important. A lot of those reasons are pretty obvious, from employee financial information to tax figures. There are more, however, that aren’t so obvious. Trade secrets, for example, can be considered confidential including contact details for suppliers. It is important not only to protect confidential…

Businesses That Leaked Information

1) Wells Fargo In 2017, when the huge American banking conglomerate was subpoenaed to send over documents and email relating to the case, they accidentally sent over gigabytes of extremely sensitive information that included customer’s names, their Social Security numbers, and their banking history. The files were handed over with no protective orders, making it…

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Why You Can’t Burn Confidential Waste

With the new GDPR legislations taking full force earlier this year, many companies have had to remove confidential waste from their businesses in GDPR compliant ways. Confidential waste is defined as waste, of which contains sensitive information. For example, documents, CD, USB ports and more. Some people believe that incinerating confidential documents is an effective…