A team of self-branded IT superheroes focusing on the IT needs of businesses within the local community

“Recently we have been focusing on the IT element of GDPR to ensure that data is kept safe, secure and can be retrieved in the event of a loss.”

The Kettering-based IT service provider currently manages 1200+ active accounts and takes care of over 500 service customers globally ranging from businesses with five to 5,000 employees.

They have been running for over 20 years and possess vast knowledge on a range of IT solutions. As well as continuing to grow financially, PCS also commit to preserving a close relationship with customers, vendors and employees.

Shelley Thompson, Sales Manager comments: “We are a family orientated company and support our employees with remote and flexible working patterns and family commitments, which all contribute towards a happy working life. This is why there is such a close-knit atmosphere when you walk into our offices.”

PCS strive to help other businesses by offering a service that is completely tailored to their needs. The customer focused homepage of their website gives visitors an instant feel for who they are and what they stand for.

With a solid presence nationwide, PCS is reaching out to businesses a bit closer to home that require IT services and products. This includes advice about The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), cyber security and disaster recovery.

“An excellent first step would be to review the cyber security of your business and then progress on to Cyber Essentials certification. We would also encourage businesses to ensure that data is backed up securely and fully retrievable in the event of a cyber attack.”

“We want to help other local businesses with our IT solutions. Recently we have been focusing on the IT element of GDPR to ensure that data is kept safe, secure and can be retrieved in the event of a loss.” Says Stuart Knott, Managing Director.

GDPR comes into force on 25th May 2018 and will apply to all businesses in the UK, regardless of Brexit. If breached, organisations can expect fines of up to 4% of annual global turnover or €20 million (whichever is greater). This means that preparations should be high up on the agenda for companies who are working towards compliancy.

It replaces the current Data Protection Act 1998, providing people with greater control over their own personal data. The official website describes the regulation as ‘the most important change in data privacy regulation in 20 years.’

Many cyber security requirements are essential for GDPR including: encryption, safeguarding systems against malicious code and making adequate backups of your company data.

PCS offer services to ensure businesses are fully equipped in both knowledge and guidance on the regulation. The IT specialists can help your business tackle cyber security and achieve the government backed, industry approved Cyber Essentials certification.

To find out more about the services PCS has to offer, including GDPR, Disaster Recovery and Cyber Security, contact a member of the team by: Calling 08452 41 41 55 or visiting the website: www.pcs-systems.com

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