3.3 Procedures for security of data Copy

Security procedures include:

Entry controls

Any stranger seen in entry-controlled areas should be reported.

Secure lockable desks and cupboards

Desks and cupboards should be kept locked if they hold confidential information of any kind. (Personal Data is always considered confidential.)

Methods of disposal

Paper documents should be shredded.

Digital storage devices should be physically destroyed when they are no longer required


All computer users must ensure that individual monitors do not show confidential information to passers-by and that they log off from their PC when it is left unattended.

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