During the research project, you need to consider issues concerning secure data storage, backup, and transfers. Opening, publishing, archiving and preserving data after your research project is described in Data publishing and preservation.
Data security is one way of implementing data protection. Among other things, data security refers to organisational and technical measures to ensure the ongoing confidentiality, integrity, availability and resilience of processing systems and to protect the rights and freedoms of the data subjects. It is essential to consider data security issues, especially if you work with personal data, special categories of personal data, or confidential data.
The following questions need to be considered during this stage:
More detailed information on where and how to store, backup, and transfer data during research, see 5. Ensure secure data storage, backup, and transfers in the Guidelines and procedures of personal data processing in research and studies at Hanken.
Hanken's Instructions on sharing files and collaborating with others to ensure data security:
The “Instructions for handling and storing data and documents on different information security levels” on the page of Information Management at Hanken state that you cannot store documents with a security level in other cloud services than your own OneDrive. This means that you shall use OneDrive storage space in your Hanken-provided account when sharing files and collaborating with others. You should demand that your research partners in your project collaborate with you in your OneDrive instead of other cloud providers.
Consider the following questions about access control of your data: