Streamline Your Data Breach Response: Long-Term Strategies for Small Businesses

September 6, 2023

Every business, no matter how big or small, is at risk of experiencing a data breach. No matter what your industry is, you can experience a cyber attack that can put your financial security, business reputation, and client information at risk. Often, small businesses are more at risk since cyber criminals are looking for easy […]

The First 24 Hours: Immediate Actions to Take When a Data Breach Occurs

August 10, 2023

Even with the best security practices in place, all businesses-regardless of size-are at risk for a data breach. There can be a significant financial impact of a data breach, and the first 24 hours are critical in your recovery. What you do and don’t do in your response plan can affect how quickly you bounce […]

Data Destruction: Choosing the Right Solution for Your Business

July 27, 2023

Hiring a data destruction company is a smart decision for your business. Your company’s data security depends on secure data destruction. However, not all data destruction companies are the same. If you simply search for shredding services and pick the first one on the list, the cheapest one, or the one in your office park […]

What Elements Should Be in Your Disaster Recovery Plan?

July 6, 2023

No one wants to think that their business will need a disaster plan, but as the saying goes, it’s better to have it and not need it than to need it and not have it. Some companies will be lucky and remain unscathed throughout their years in business, but others will not. In the case […]

AI Chatbots and Privacy Concerns: Balancing the Benefits and the Risks

June 28, 2023

With the new prevalence of AI chatbots, many are torn between excitement over what this means for the future of productivity and concerns over privacy. AI Chatbots can increase productivity in the workplace, but it’s a balancing act between compliance with data security best practices and enjoying the benefits of leveraging AI to help out […]

How to Avoid Common Mistakes in Data Security Best Practices

June 21, 2023

Most of the time, a data breach isn’t caused by a sophisticated attack, but by a simple mistake in data security. Whether it is falling for a phishing scam, getting lazy with password creation, mishandling data, or letting unauthorized users access devices, a simple mistake can cause a massive problem. Avoiding these mistakes can save […]

The Cost of a Data Breach: Understanding the Financial and Reputational Risks

May 31, 2023

Data breaches can cause significant financial and reputational risks for businesses no matter how large or small. A data breach occurs when confidential or sensitive information is accessed, disclosed, or stolen without authorization. The information can be anything from personal data, such as customer and staff names, addresses, and social security numbers, to intellectual property, […]

Maximizing Security: How Data Destruction Companies Can Help Businesses Stay Compliant

May 25, 2023

Protecting your data is not only important for the health of your business, security of your clients, and overall peace of mind, it can also help your business stay compliant with legal regulations. While certain industries have stricter requirements than others, many industries will face hefty fines or be held legally responsible for data breaches. […]

The Human Factor: How Employee Training and Awareness Can Help Prevent Data Breaches

May 10, 2023

All businesses want to trust their employees, and most people would never knowingly put the business they work for at risk. The real truth is that human error is responsible for the vast majority of company data breaches. We are all aware of cyberattacks, but most of us also think we are too smart to […]

How to Identify a Text Message Scam

May 3, 2023

Last year there was a record increase in spam text messages. Scammers sent billions of texts and coerced victims out of more than $10 billion collectively. While many of us have gotten more savvy about filtering out email scams, text message scams do manage to fool many, even those of us who think we are […]

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