System Administrator is a figure often questioned by business managers when just talking with this character and the close relationship with the junior and senior systems engineers can very often result in the best solution to secure their corporate digital data.
With the new regulation that the European Union has put in place to protect the personal data of individuals, professionals and companies, the System Administrator has become the fulcrum on which almost all the configuration of privacy and GDPR (2016 / 679 EU), as he can also compensate for the figure of the Data Protection Officer (DPO) and work in tune with the programmers, the system operators and the centers that assist the company IT (technical assistance), taking firsthand the often more difficult decisions to which no one can object technically.
The System Administrator or a network system engineer who, to say the least, is a professional figure who integrates and complements the skills of a hardware and software technician, as he must necessarily have all the facets and technical qualities to be able to drive to the assistance and development staff who will have to answer him personally for the responsibilities that he assumes before the property or the professional.
The System Administrator must have managerial qualities and skills in the field of networks and above all of IT security, management of data flows and profound knowledge of the operating systems with which he must interface, but must also know how to interact with company personnel, without losing never mind the human relationship that must always be placed first for the success of the tasks entrusted to him.
This figure will have to deal with every type of computer network putting first the storage of data with backup solutions both local and deferred (remote), using the systems of MX Backup Email for e-mail and planning of disaster recovery activities, aimed at recovering the most complex situations in a certain and rapid time.
Many times we have heard of personal data stolen from banks, search engines and social networks, thinking that the systems had failed their task but we must always remember that for how many padlock the system administrator can put, crackers, often very skilled programmers programmers can make their way and remove them more or less easily in the same way, that's why you need to document everything, update the eventual DPS (Security Planning Document) and take advantage of the remote backup , wannacry (ransomware) should have taught us something.
The information security of our data is not limited by installing simple antivirus, firewall, implementing networking rules and Policy but, it is guaranteed PROFESSIONALLY, only with a careful analysis and daily / weekly monitoring of the LOG, now more than ever necessary as a result of the heavy penalties imposed on managers or professionals holding their own activities.
The computer security sector as well as the good data storage, make the System Administrator a specialist you can not do without, to guarantee the complete adoption of the GDPR (2016 / 679 EU).
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