Data Security Tips

Time for New Year’s resolutions, and resolving to protect your data is a great start to the year. Here are some tips to help you in your mission to keep your data safe.

  • Have a breach response plan prepared and tested.
  • Understand cloud service-level agreements so you can push for meaningful information on failover and disaster recovery practices.
  • Educate management on phishing, spear phishing and social engineering.
  • Educate staff to recognize applications and mobile devices that collect or transmit data and to communicate the risks to information security management personnel.
  • Check periodically whether you and your business associates are in compliance with all privacy and security requirements

No doubt you can come up with your own resolutions for the New Year, but please consider these tips if you are serious about preventing data breaches.

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