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Small businesses, SMEs, remote and home workers, it doesn’t matter! Everyone is susceptible to a data breach. And this puts you at risk with governing organisations like the European ICO!
That’s why writing a data breach report is essential to understanding your business and what risks or weak points you have uncovered, as well as how to protect them in the future.
Of course, writing a report is also an essential factor in GDPR (the ICO require it even if you don’t have to report it to them – but we’ll get to this!)
So whether you’ve had a data incident in the past and you need to write your report ASAP or you’re being proactive about the future, our Data Breach Report Blueprint has everything you need to write a comprehensive report, and more importantly, understand how to analyse the data breach and stop it happening again.
The Purpose of This Report
Reports aren’t fun for anyone (there we said it!) but they are necessary, particularly in severe cases like data breaches. This report will help you:
- Identify exactly what led to the breach and how to stop this in future (identifying weak points in your business)
- To meet regulations (the ICO require you to file and retain a report on a GDPR data breach even if you’re not required to report it to the ICO directly.)
- Make sure your processes are compliant in the future.