Data privacy has become a hot-button issue in recent times, leading to the implementation of stringent laws governing who can collect information and how it is accessed. Governments across the world are increasingly turning their attention towards ensuring data protection for citizens. Non-compliance of regulations can be catastrophic for any organization.
Nigerian authorities have made great strides in data security, and businesses worldwide are taking notice. If you're planning to launch a mobile app in Nigeria, it's crucial that you understand the importance of app security and take steps to ensure that your app meets Nigerian data privacy requirements. We’re aware that data protection can be overwhelming as it requires a holistic approach that incorporates legal, administrative, and technical safeguards.
Customer data protection is important to every business that wants to protect its financial security and its reputation -- but it’s even more important for managed service providers (MSPs). When talking to your clients, you’ll probably tell them that a huge reason why protecting customer data is mission critical is because their entire business depends on it.
IHG Hotels & Resorts, the hotel group that owns the Holiday Inn and Intercontinental brands, experienced a cyber attack in the first week of September. The attack has impacted the central hotel’s booking system and mobile apps, causing a service outage for several days. Loyalty program members could not log in or create new bookings during this time.
The two words that IT and MSP teams never want to hear are “data loss.” According to Business Partner Magazine’s article on data backup, “94% of companies that fail to recover from a major data loss do not survive, and 43% of companies never resume their operation after a major data loss event.” To prevent these disasters from occurring, IT & MSP teams rely on data protection.