Despite the prominence of cyber-attacks nationally, from politics-to-healthcare, most companies are doing little to protect themselves from hackers. According to Symantec, there were more than 429 million identities exposed in 2015 alone. Companies are at a higher risk of breaches now more than ever – 2016 breaches increased 40 percent from the last year.
If a business is hacked the consequences can be devastating. The National Cyber Security Alliance says that 60 percent of small businesses hit by a cyber attack go out of business in six months. Now more than ever before, it’s crucial that employers keep cybersecurity top of mind.
Here are five cybersecurity strategies businesses need to implement for 2017. These tips can also be applied to your personal information as well.
Refresh Your Data
Keeping data clean is a big commitment that requires regular data entry, a consistent style format, and constant monitoring. Having up-to-date, relevant, and properly formatted data means you
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