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What measures should you take to ensure the confidentiality of information ?

There are various measures you can take:

Physical measures:

  • Locking areas where confidential information is stored;
  • Limiting the number of people who have access to the confidential information;
  • Labelling information as confidential.

ICT measures:

  • Changing passwords regularly;
  • Encrypting information in emails and marking them as confidential;
  • Limiting digital access to confidential information.

Personnel measures:

  • Ensuring your employees can identify confidential information;
  • Granting access to classified information on a need-to-know basis only;
  • Including a confidentiality clause in all employment contracts on handling confidential information.

Business measures:

  • Using confidentiality agreements (non-disclosure agreements, NDAs for short) when negotiating with other partners;
  • Providing proof of confidential information, for example using an i-DEPOT.