2 Quick Ways to Protect Your Data
Looking for ways to protect your data and IT infrastructure from cyber criminals? There are so many facets of cyber security. It can be overwhelming, but it’s imperative that you take that first step, or two.
Here are two effective methods that you can easily implement.
Employee training is a crucial tool that many overlook, especially in smaller companies where proactive training is not a priority. Phishing scams are still a common way for cybercriminals to access your customer and business data. Employees may unknowingly click on links that lead to fake websites or download malware that gives criminals access to your data. By training your employees to recognize potential scams, you can create a low-cost but useful line of defense.
How you store your data can greatly impact its safety. Businesses often overlook the possibility of data compromise or loss. Moving your data to cloud storage has several benefits. While it may seem safer to keep your data in-house, some businesses often lack the resources to protect their data as effectively as large cloud storage services do. In the event of a physical disaster like a fire or weather event, cloud storage offers the advantage of having your data stored in multiple physical locations. If one cloud server farm is incapacitated, another mirrored location can still give you access to your data without delay.
Ultimately, taking steps to protect your data can save you time, money, and potential loss of valuable information.
Dove Communications, Inc. has over 30 years in the technology industry. If you’re struggling with where to even begin improving your network security, we’re here to provide peace of mind.
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