GDPR: How we manage your data

On the 25th May 2018, a new regulation called The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force and applies to all UK businesses.

The regulation requires business like yours and ours to document how we manage client data in a simple and easy to understand format. This document details how Kimbley IT manages your data. 

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Security in the Google Cloud

Cloud providers offer a vast army of experts to protect against threats—one far larger than almost any internal team a company could invest in. In fact, if businesses were to go it alone, there wouldn’t be enough security professionals in the world to adequately protect every single company and their users.

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Why you shouldn't force regular password expiry

The problem is that this doesn’t take into account the inconvenience to users  - the ‘usability costs’ - of forcing users to frequently change their passwords. The majority of password policies force us to use passwords that we find hard to remember. Our passwords have to be as long as possible and as ‘random’ as possible. And while we can manage this for a handful of passwords, we can’t do this for the dozens of passwords we now use in our online lives.


To make matters worse, most password policies insist that we have to keep changing them. And when forced to change one, the chances are that the new password will be similar to the old one.

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