Small and medium businesses are at more risk for security breaches because they are more likely to not have any type of security policy in place. There’s absolutely nothing worse you could do!
ITX Design revealed the 5 most common IT security mistakes businesses make and provided ways to avoid those mistakes. Below, we’ll briefly summarize each.
You can read the full post here: Avoiding the 5 Common IT Security Mistakes Businesses Make.
1. Leaving staff out of the loop
Your employees should be made aware of the security threats you’re protecting against and how they can help minimize those risks.
2. Not using login best practices
It’s important to restrict the number of people who can access your networks to begin with.
3. Using consumer security products
Don’t make the mistake of using the same security products you use at home to manage security at the office.
4. Ignoring important updates
This is an easy mistake to make, but it can have serious consequences.
5. Disposing of data incorrectly
If you’ve ever wondered why people set hard drives on fire in films, there’s a very good reason for that: Digital information is never truly deleted unless it’s written over in binary or physically destroyed.
Read the full post here: Avoiding the 5 Common IT Security Mistakes Businesses Make