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Concerns raised about privacy‘Incredibly hard to read and even harder to understand’… Fears over privacy and the application …2017/10/12GDPR
Document Storage – Google Drive is ChangingFile storage service Google Drive is ending support for its desktop apps in March. But what exactly …2017/09/28Document Management, Document Storage
GDPR will change data protectionIn less than a year, Europe’s data protection rules will undergo their biggest changes in …2017/09/14Data Protection, GDPR
UK Firms to hire more staff to deal with GDPRTwo thirds of firms say they intend to employ permanent new staff to cope with …2017/08/31GDPR
UK data protection laws to be overhauledBritons could obtain more control over what happens to personal information under proposals outlined by …2017/08/17Data Protection
Paperless OfficeRecent research carried out by Brother UK and YouGov found 60% of senior decision makers* …2017/08/03Recycling, The End of Paper
Doctors share patient scans over SnapchatDoctors may be using SnapChat to send patient scans to each other, according to a new report …2017/07/20Cyber Security
Could new data laws end up bankrupting your company?The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force in May 2018, radically …2017/07/06GDPR
Apple Employees Arrested for Selling Users DataA massive underground criminal operation run by employees of an Apple “domestic direct sales company …2017/06/22Data Handling, Data Protection, Data Security
EU could give police direct access to cloud data in wake of terror attacksThe European Union is seeking to make it easier for police and law enforcement agencies …2017/06/08Data Handling, Data Protection, Data Security
How to Escape Online SpiesNobody likes being spied on. When you’re innocently browsing the web, it’s deeply unpleasant to …2017/05/25Cyber Security
Using your personal data is now second nature for politiciansPoliticians and electioneers are betting big that at this general election, your data is going …2017/05/11Data Handling, Data Protection head ‘heartbroken’ that users found out it sells their inbox dataThe chief executive of email unsubscription service has said he is “heartbroken” that users …2017/04/27Data Protection, Data Security
Data retention scheme comes into force with civil lawsuit safeguardsPersonal data collected under the government’s mandatory data retention scheme, which comes into force on …2017/04/13Data Protection
UK government can force encryption removal, but fears losing, experts sayThe government already has the power to force technology firms to act as it wants …2017/03/30Data Protection, Data Security
A guide to the EPA data under threat by the Trump administrationSeveral highly publicized campaigns are taking place to save the data maintained by the US …2017/03/16Data Protection, Data Security
NHS data loss: 500 patients may have suffered serious harmFive hundred patients may have suffered serious harm as a result of the NHSmislaying 500,000 …2017/03/02Data Handling, Data Security
Another NHS crisis looms – an inability to analyse dataPublic institutions such as the National Health Service increasingly want—and are expected—to base their actions …2017/02/16Data Handling, Data Security
May pressured NHS to release data to track immigration offendersThe former head of NHS Digital repeatedly clashed with Theresa May’s Home Office over requests …2017/02/02Data Handling, Data Protection, Data Security
We’re actually not that close to a paperless officeAfter last month’s report from AIIM, which said we were actually inching closer to a …2017/01/19The End of Paper
Cyber Security in 2017There is much uncertainty surrounding the security industry for 2017, and according to experts in …2017/01/05Cyber Security
Data Security PredictionsCISOs will shift more investment toward granularly identifying information vs. parametric measures:  Depending on your …2016/12/22Data Security
Two major charities fined by ICOThe ICO has levied fines of £25,000 and £18,000 on the two organisations for breaches …2016/12/08Information Commissioner’s Office
ICO Issues New Guidance on Privacy NoticesThe UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the independent authority responsible for the enforcement of the Data …2016/11/24Data Protection
The Future for Data ProtectionEver since the UK held its vote on whether to leave the European Union in …2016/11/10Data Protection
The Ever-Expanding Concept of Personal DataThe Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled that dynamic IP addresses …2016/10/27Data Protection, Personal Data
Wearable tech and the privacy issueIn fitness, gaming, smartwatches and a host of other areas, wearable technology has found a …2016/10/20Personal Data, Privacy
Files Lost at National ArchivesMore than 400 government documents have gone missing from the National Archives in the last …2016/10/13Lost Documents
Nursing home fined for data breachA nursing home in Northern Ireland has been fined after a data breach relating to …2016/09/30Lost Documents
Are all document management services the same?When choosing a document management and records storage company to entrust your valuable files to, …2016/09/16Document Management
Filofile Delivers ResultsFilofile is constantly striving to improve the services that it delivers to customers and as …2016/08/17Document Destruction, Document Management, Document Storage, Records Management, Secure Records Storage
Continuous Improvement Delivers ResultsAt Filofile we are always looking at ways to improve what we do and strongly …2016/07/13Records Management, Secure Records Storage
Records Mаnаgеmеnt Tірѕ for all OrganisationsBusinesses in different sectors have a uniquе ѕеt of сhаllеngеѕ whеn іt соmеѕ tо mаnаgіng …2016/06/13Records Management, Secure Records Storage
How to Secure your Stored DataMultiple layers of defence can isolate and protect data Sесurіng ѕtоrеd data involves preventing unаuthоrіsеd …2016/05/02Data Protection, Secure Records Storage
Data – a protected asset or an accident waiting to happen?Orgаnіѕаtіоnѕ today аrе fасеd wіth thе challenge оf kееріng сrіtісаl business information secure without compromising …2016/04/14Data Handling, Data Protection, Document Management, Secure Records Storage
Government acts on personal file sharing in the workplaceOver three quarters (80 per cent) of London Boroughs have implemented policies and procedures designed …2016/02/24Data Protection
Where is your data being stored?If your data is in the cloud then you can access it from anywhere – …2016/02/12Document Management, Document Storage, Records Management, Secure Records Storage
Paper has a great futureWith more paper being sold into organisations than ever before, how do you keep that …2016/01/14Document Management, Document Storage, Records Management, Secure Records Storage, The End of Paper
What happens to your online personal data?Protecting your online personal data from cyber theft is a growing concern for many of …2015/11/18Data Protection
Personal Information and Data SecurityCоnѕumеr соmрlаіntѕ аbоut thе way personal data іѕ hаndlеd increased by 30 per сеnt frоm …2015/10/06Data Protection
I have nothing to hide – Personal Data SecurityUnfоrtunаtеlу fоr you as a consumer, thе dіѕсuѕѕіоn regarding data рrоtесtіоn is оftеn fосuѕеd оn …2015/08/27Data Protection
Stop Wasting PaperDid you know that 90% of the world’s data has been created in the last …2015/07/14Recycling, Secure Records Storage
Is this the end of paper?DVLA scraps counterpart licence The DVLA hаѕ finally ѕсrарреd thе use аnd іѕѕuіng оf аll …2015/06/11The End of Paper
Is Data Protection the New Health and Safety?Fоr buѕіnеѕѕеѕ іn Scotland today, health аnd ѕаfеtу is a рrоmіnеnt fеаturе оn thе ореrаtіоnаl …2015/05/28Data Protection
Notts police officer pleads guilty to Data Protection Act breachA police officer from the Nottingham Police аnd Crime Commissioner’s оffісе hаѕ рlеаdеd guilty to …2015/05/14Data Protection
Lost Documents Cause Security BreachesAccording to the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse (and other sources), security breaches typically result from one …2015/04/28Lost Documents, Records Management, Recycling, Secure Records Storage
How Long Should Important Documents be kept?It’ѕ difficult to knоw whеn уоu can thrоw a document аwау without rіѕkіng bеіng аѕkеd …2015/04/08Document Management, Document Storage, Lost Documents, Records Management
Dосumеnt Mаnаgеmеnt Planning to Reduce Costs of BusinessImplementing a dосumеnt management ѕtrаtеgу іѕ thе kеу tо increasing еffісіеnсу аnd rеduсіng соѕtѕ іn …2015/03/12Document Management, Document Storage, Records Management
Creating a Document Management PolicyDосumеnt Mаnаgеmеnt іѕ аn іmроrtаnt аѕресt оf аnу оrgаnіѕаtіоn and understanding thе іѕѕuеѕ аrоund thе …2015/02/26Document Management, Document Storage, Records Management
The number one reason to outsource document managementAre you struggling to manage the mass of paperwork that your organisation is generating every …2015/02/19Document Management, Document Storage, Records Management
Good records management could protect against legal actionOrganisations ѕhоuld bе practicing better rесоrdѕ mаnаgеmеnt рrоgrаmmеѕ and thеу ѕhоuld соnѕіdеr thе benefits for …2015/02/16Document Management, Records Management
Document DestructionMаnу businesses аrе required by lаw to kеер confidential сlіеnt іnfоrmаtіоn, as well аѕ еmрlоуее …2015/02/12Document Destruction
New powers to audit public health authoritiesFrоm 1 February 2015, thе ICO will be аblе to ѕubjесt рublіс hеаlthсаrе оrgаnіѕаtіоnѕ tо …2015/02/04Data Protection
Thе Art of Dосumеnt ManagementInformation is еvеrу organisation’s mоѕt valuable аѕѕеt аnd managing this іnfоrmаtіоn іѕ essential. Thе аmоunt …2015/01/29Document Storage, Records Management
Document management in the age of emailDepending on who you listen to, email is infecting the entire records management ecosystem or …2015/01/22Records Management, Secure Records Storage
The Paperless OfficeWay back in the dawn of the digital age we were promised a paperless society …2015/01/08Records Management, Secure Records Storage
Lost Documents Cause Security BreachesAccording to the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse (and other sources), security breaches typically result from one …2014/12/11Lost Documents, Records Management, Recycling, Secure Records Storage
Creative Freedom of PaperPaper allows complete creative freedom; there is unrestrained creative potential with a sheet of blank …2014/11/27Records Management, Recycling, Secure Records Storage
The Paperless SocietyHardly a day goes by when we do not receive a message from some organisation, …2014/11/13Records Management, Recycling
Storing old paper filesPredictions of a paperless society have been talked about for close to half a century, driven …2014/10/30Document Storage, Records Management, Secure Records Storage
Failing to get the most out of open dataA recent report notes that, in the United Kingdom, poor data quality is hindering the …2014/10/16Data Handling
Pitfalls of DIY Document StorageThere are risks to self-storing documents If you are still storing unused and historical paper …2014/10/02Document Storage, Records Management, Secure Records Storage
Exemption from Data Protection ActCharities that carry out investigative work or campaigning are able to use the ‘journalism exemption’ …2014/09/18Data Protection
Patient Records LostTHOUSANDS of patient records have been lost by the East Midlands Ambulance Service. Nearly 42,000 …2014/09/04Lost Documents, Uncategorized
Personal data loss by 132 councilsThe data included details relating to children and vulnerable people in care, campaign group Big …2014/08/21Data Handling, Lost Documents
Right to be Forgotten is ‘unworkable, unreasonable, and wrong’The European Union’s “right to be forgotten” ruling is “unworkable, unreasonable, and wrong in principle”, …2014/08/07Data Protection
5 key questions to help make records management everyone’s businessOur main frustration as records managers is the lack of interest in what we do …2014/07/24Records Management
Facebook faces ICO InvestigationFacebook is facing questions from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) over whether it breached data protection …2014/07/10Information Commissioner’s Office
Medical Files MissingFrench police have opened a criminal probe into the alleged theft of medical records related …2014/06/26Lost Documents
Records shredded to cover up mistakeAN admin worker has told an inquest she was asked to destroy vital medical records …2014/06/12Document Destruction, Lost Documents
Missing DocumentsThe historic document that heralded the collapse of the Soviet Union has gone missing from …2014/05/29Lost Documents
Paper and Recycling Waste FactsEvery year we need a forest the size of Wales to provide all the paper …2014/05/15Recycling
Council breached the Data Protection Act after sensitive records are lostA council breached the Data Protection Act after sensitive records relating to the care of …2014/05/01Data Protection, Lost Documents
Patient data lost on three occasions since 2009Patient data security has been breached in four of the last five years, resulting in …2014/04/17Data Protection, Lost Documents
Britain Negotiates New EU Data Protection RegulationsData processing practices are evolving faster than the law can adapt to them, according to …2014/04/03Data Handling, Data Protection, Document Storage
New Code of Practice to Minimise RiskThe Information Commissioner‘s Office (ICO) has announced a new data protection code of practice, which advises …2014/03/20Data Protection, Document Storage, Records Management, Secure Records Storage
Study reveals that 80% of Data is UnprotectedThe global data supply reached 2.8 zettabytes (ZB) in 2012 – or 2.8 trillion GB …2014/03/06Data Handling, Data Protection, Document Storage, Records Management
Minimising the Risk of Data SecurityFailing to adequately anonymise data could have severe consequences, both legally and in terms of …2014/02/20Data Handling, Data Protection, Document Storage, Secure Records Storage
Data Security Challenges Facing BusinessIn large businesses, a database is a live system, being used on a second-by-second basis, …2014/02/06Data Handling, Document Storage
Data security and privacy: can we have both?Companies store copies of information in multiple locations to minimise the risk of data loss, …2014/01/23Data Handling, Data Protection, Document Storage, Secure Records Storage
Confidential Medical Records LostMINISTERS are facing calls to tighten up patient privacy rules after hundreds of incidents of …2014/01/09Document Destruction, Document Storage, Lost Documents
Scanning vs. Storage of DocumentsSo which is better? Scanning or Storing? The life time cost for this example for …2013/12/12Document Destruction, Document Storage, Records Management, Secure Records Storage
Ending a storage contract to save moneyKeeping documents for longer than is necessary might be due to the storage contract that …2013/11/28Document Destruction, Document Storage, Records Management, Secure Records Storage
Political party tried to delete archivesThe UK’s Conservative Party tried to delete a whole chunk of its online history by erasing an archive …2013/11/14Document Destruction, Lost Documents
Patients’ medical records go missingUP to 70 sets of patients’ notes are going missing at Staffordshire’s biggest hospital every …2013/10/31Document Storage, Lost Documents, Records Management
Woman loses bid to destroy filesA woman has lost a legal bid to have files charting her traumatic childhood destroyed …2013/10/17Document Destruction
Hospital in clear after losing medical records of 78 pregnant womenThe Royal Free Hospital will not be penalised after staff lost a log containing the …2013/10/03Document Storage, Information Commissioner’s Office, Lost Documents, Records Management, Secure Records Storage
Historic Records LostA suspicious fire that raced through the main floor of city hall in Grand Forks, …2013/09/19Document Storage, Lost Documents
Missing documents add mystery to caseAnother twist in the case came when Deana Finnegan, in 2012, requested the case file …2013/09/05Document Storage, Lost Documents, Records Management
18,000 patient records lost every yearDoctors and nurses lose 18,000 hospital records of cancer patients each year, a survey has …2013/08/22Lost Documents
400,000 personal files stolen in court closureComputer equipment storing more than 400,000 confidential court files was stolen from a court – …2013/08/08Data Handling, Data Protection, Lost Documents
Deficiencies in records management put patients at riskThe Royal Dental Hospital and Belfast Trust “failed in its duty” to report concerns and had extremely …2013/07/24Data Handling, Data Protection, Document Storage, Lost Documents, Records Management
Search for lost Hillsborough documentsA POLICE force involved in the initial investigation into the Hillsborough disaster has launched a …2013/07/11Data Handling, Data Protection, Lost Documents
Companies put data about their customers on saleShoppers’ spending habits are increasingly being bought and sold by banks and businesses without their …2013/06/27Data Handling, Data Protection
Historic records may be destroyedThe official records of the first census carried out in Northern Ireland, in 1926, no …2013/06/13Data Handling, Document Destruction
New NHS won’t escape fines for old data breachesData breach complaints against organisations that have been dismantled under the Health and Social Care …2013/05/30Data Protection
ICO to target private investigators in data protection probeData protection experts are to look into the activities of private investigators in a bid …2013/05/16Data Protection
Thatcher’s data protection legacy: Just fill out this 16-page formSuccessive UK governments have seen data protection more as a cost overhead to be minimised …2013/05/02Data Protection
20,000 Documents Destroyed by MistakeAn investigation into the accidental destruction of documents from Queensland’s famous Fitzgerald Inquiry has found …2013/04/18Document Destruction, Document Storage
How safe are shredded documents?Why Choose a Document Destruction Service? From personal and private papers to business documents and …2013/04/04Data Handling, Document Destruction
Woman’s anxiety over lost hospital recordsBASILDON Hospital has apologised to a patient who feared she has cancer after losing her …2013/03/21Data Protection, Lost Documents
Hard drive records missingThe RCMP are looking into how a hard drive containing the personal information of 583,000 …2013/03/07Data Handling, Document Storage, Records Management
Important documents have gone missingOne of the most important historical documents of the 20th century appears to have gone …2013/02/21Data Handling, Document Storage, Records Management
Information commissioner: Compulsory data protection audits neededThere have been cases of sensitive information being lost by public bodies Compulsory data protection …2013/02/07Data Handling, Document Storage, Records Management
5 Steps to Implement a Records Management StrategyHowever tight budgets are starting a Records Management Strategy today could save you tomorrow Is …2013/01/24Document Storage, Records Management, Secure Records Storage
Data Loss More Menacing Than Computer VirusesThe loss of important documents and the time spent looking for them is costing organisations …2013/01/10Document Storage, Records Management, Secure Records Storage
Missing or Lost Patient RecordsThe NHS was in trouble again after it emerged that the state healthcare operation had …2012/12/20Uncategorized
Government must work with private sector on data securitySharing data across government can deliver significant benefits but a balance must be struck with …2012/12/06Uncategorized
Plymouth city council fined £60,000 for handing over personal data to wrong personPLYMOUTH City Council has been fined £60,000 for sending a child neglect report containing “highly …2012/11/22Records Management, Secure Records Storage, Uncategorized
Poor data handling cost UK’s public sector organisations over £2mInformation Commissioners Office announced that public sector organisations in the UK have paid more than …2012/11/08Data Handling, Information Commissioner’s Office
Medical Records Lost – could it happen to you?Any number of things could go wrong at a hospital or medical office when facilities …2012/10/25Uncategorized
NHS Patients’ Privacy BreachedThousands of patients have had their privacy breached after NHS Bournemouth and Poole gave their …2012/10/11Uncategorized
Staff Pensions Records Lost – Council Fined £250kThe Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has confirmed that it has issued Scottish Borders Council with …2012/10/04Uncategorized
Facebook Suspends Photo Tag Tool in EuropeFacebook has suspended the facial-recognition tool that suggests when registered users could be tagged in …2012/09/27Uncategorized
Data losses incur fines of up to £500,000The Information Commissioner’s Office will be able to issue fines of up to £500,000 for …2012/09/13Uncategorized
Confidential Records LostInquiry call over missing NHS records More than 100 health records – almost half of …2012/08/30Document Storage, Secure Records Storage
Commons report praises current Freedom of Information (FOI) systemSupporters of freedom of information will be relieved, but many of its critics will be …2012/08/16Records Management
Cheshire council discusses historical document storagePlans to move Cheshire’s historical records to a new building are being discussed by councillors. …2012/08/02Document Storage, Records Management, Secure Records Storage
Council plans new data policyA new data protection policy has been approved by a council at the centre of …2012/07/19Document Storage
Patients ‘may have suffered’ as records lostCancer patients may have died or suffered complications after a leading hospital lost their medical …2012/07/05Document Storage
Health Trust fined £225,000 over patient records breachThe Belfast Health Trust has been fined £225,000 after thousands of patient records were found …2012/06/29Uncategorized
Patients confidential medical records found dumped beside binsMedical records were found on the pavement next to a bin in Dundee The notes, …2012/06/15Records Management
London NHS Trust fined £90,000 for serious data breachCentral London Community Healthcare (CLCH) NHS Trust has been fined £90,000 following a serious breach …2012/05/21Data Handling
Data Protection Act ComplianceIf you’re not sure whether you’re compliant with the DPA guidelines, the chances are you …2012/05/10Uncategorized
Managing paper before its too lateMany years ago when the personal computer arrived on our desktops we were told and …2012/04/24Uncategorized
Secure document storage – complying with the data protection actSecure document storage has never been so crucial ever since the Data Protection Act 1988 …2012/02/10Document Storage, Records Management, Secure Records Storage
Scottish court records discovered at recycling bankThe Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has found the Scottish Court Service in breach of the …2011/10/13Uncategorized