Tips for keeping information breach-free

Organizations around the world continue to fall victim of data breaches at the hands of criminals. Tips for keeping information breach-freeLoosing sensitive company information damages reputation and causes financial suffering.

These simple steps will ensure companies' data is managed and disposed of securely.

  1. Reduce human error – Ensure all employees understand what is expected of them and the consequences of not protecting sensitive data are fully understood. 
  2. Update policies – Regularly review company data protection policies to ensure they comply with current legislation.
  3. Lock sensitive data - All paper files and media devices containing sensitive information must only be accessed dependent on permission levels.  
  4. Dispose data securely – Implement a "shred all" policy and remember to wipe information from all electronic devices before destruction.
  5. Password protection – Remind employees to regularly change passwords. 
  6. Data encryption – Locked data secures privacy, encrypt all devices including back up tapes and laptops.

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