In an age of data leaks and hacking scandals, keeping customer data safe should be a priority for every business. Here are five ways to provide protection for private information and maintain your organisation’s online reputation.
First and foremost, you need to procure and integrate protections for everything from your network infrastructure to your email system. This will enable you to sift through all the traffic and eliminate malicious software before it takes hold, lessening the likelihood of a high-profile hack such as the one that recently hit the NHS.
Human error can cause breaches even when your underlying security is sound. This means that staff need to be trained to identify phishing scams and avoid falling victim to them, while also being reminded to get in touch with the IT department when a scam is detected so that the appropriate action can …