The Data Protection Act requires that appropriate security measures are in place to safeguard against unauthorised or unlawful access/processing of personal data.
To help you put the basics in place we have therefore identifed several topics which are often considered pre-requisites to sound information security:
Security Policies are fundamental to your security. Our page on the topic identifies a leading specialist portal.
Disaster Recovery Planning is often overlooked, but is undoubtedly a critical activity.
For general security audit/review checklists, to help you establish how secure you actually are, The Security Audit Shop provides for a range of areas.
Finally, for a risk based approach to security, risk analysis is a technique to match the level of control with the likelihood of the threat and the nature of the impact.
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