Executive Summary

To protect the Trust information asset against loss, copies of information, software, and system images shall be taken and tested regularly following an agreed backup policy. Backups are vital to the recovery of data in the event of a primary data failure. Primary data failures can be the result of hardware or software failure, data corruption, or a human-caused event, such as a malicious attack (virus or malware), or accidental deletion of data. Backup copies allow data to be restored from an earlier point in time to help the business recover from an unplanned event

The legislative requirements that the Trust must comply with and how this affects the ongoing collection and maintenance of personal data.

How to ensure that the Trust’s digital resources remain authentic and accessible both in the present and the future to anyone who needs them.

How the Trust will ensure the ongoing preservation of its Information Assets.


Policy Details

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Compiled by: Head of IT / Head of Cyber Security
Ratified by: The Senior Information Risk Owner (SIRO), on behalf of the St. Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Board.
Date Ratified: June 2022
Date Issued: September 2022
Review Date: June 2025
Target Audience: All staff
Contact name: Head of IT / Head of Cyber Security


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Protecting Your Online Privacy
Protecting Your Online Privacy

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