Business Continuity: Protecting business data against floods and fire

USB ConnectionThe recent floods in the south and south west of England have made businesses from all over the country re-assess their plans for business continuity. Bosses are considering what the vital elements of the business are and what needs to be preserved at all costs. Top of the list is usually preserving the IT and computer systems. Many organisations backup their systems offsite but there is still a need to ensure any onsite digital media and key documents are secured safely.

At Safelincs we are experiencing more customers who are asking for safes that are not only fireproof but will also resist water. We can offer them a range of safes that offer protection against both. Documents, CDs, DVDs and other valuables can be secured with fireproof safes that have UL certification and have passed water submersion testing to ensure their suitability. One particular range of waterproof and fireproof safes can protect hard drives which are still connected to the computer system. This is achieved with a USB connection to the safe and allows a business to protect hard drives without having to move them daily from the computer system to a secure storage location.

Prices start at under £160 for a smaller safe whilst the top of the range fire and water resistant safe has a capacity of 221 litres.

Safes can help NHS trusts to meet Information Governance requirements

In NHS trusts the most sensitive data that is handled are the patient records. Under the principles of information security all reasonable care must be taken to ensure that inappropriate access, modification or manipulation of this data is prevented from taking place. The Information Governance ensures that these principles are implemented and adhered to.

Safelincs offer a range of safes to store and protect both paper and media data. We offer 30 day accounts to public sector organisations and are able to deliver safes to multiple addresses.

The delivery of all our safes is free to your door. Indoor delivery options are available and pricing for these are bespoke to the requirements of each delivery.

Safelincs have built a reputation providing excellent customer service to our public sector clients, offering the best possible pre and post sale support.

To view our range of safes please visit – www.safelincs.co.uk