Your business, whatever its size, most likely processes and maintains information every day. At least annually, take time to review your data privacy practices to reinforce your information security and to reassess your cyber protection.
Free government resources are available to help protect your customer, employee and business data. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission publishes an online Cybersecurity for Small Business website to help small businesses and nonprofits with cybersecurity awareness. This resource delves into 12 different topics, such as phishing, ransomware, vendor security, cyber insurance, physical security and tech support scams. You can learn how cyberattacks are conducted and what businesses can do to recover from an incident. You also can download checklists to ensure you have the proper cybersecurity measures in place.