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Using personal devices: securing personal data

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Last updated on 14 June 2018
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Personal data accessed by staff on their own devices, such as through remote working or BYOD policies, must be kept secure. Take these steps to ensure the security of personal devices and keep data safe, to avoid a data breach and stay compliant with the GDPR.

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  1. 1 Store data remotely
  2. 2 How to assess the security of online services
  3. 3 Security considerations when storing data remotely
  4. 4 How to make devices secure
  5. 5 Train your staff

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