October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) and it’s the perfect time to implement a new educational training series for your employees. Continuous education programs can help safeguard your employees’ confidential information and protect against cyberattacks and data breaches that can lead to crippling financial damage, fraud, and identity theft. Continue reading
Employees & Your Business Security Program
Last month, we discussed the importance of employee security awareness, and how employees play a major role in your overall business security. With threats like phishing, password hacking and data breaches targeting your business, it’s imperative that your employees are not only aware, but also participating in your business security program.
In Part 2 of our Small Business Security series, we’ll dive into a few key areas of your business security program, ways to implement tools within those areas and how to get your employees up to speed.
Are you tired of hearing about all the ways your business security is lacking, or how you’re not protecting your business information sufficiently? Do you want your business to avoid becoming a data breach statistic and owing $158 per lost or stolen confidential record?
Good! There is no better time than right now to improve your business security so you can head into the new year on the right foot. Continue reading
Are you opening the door to identity theft?
Admit it, you cut corners. We all do. In the name of convenience, we sometimes overlook security. Just look at how we handle our personal information. We know we shouldn’t post our Social Security number publicly. We also know it’s important to keep our credit card numbers, PINs and passwords private. Yet over 12 million consumers suffered identity fraud in 2014.1 Applying our knowledge of handling information safely is apparently another matter. Continue reading