Posts Tagged: Workplace Data Security

The Key to Managing Your Team is to be Vigilant with Data Securit

In today’s day and age, cyber-attacks and data leaks are part of doing business. To combat them, you need to have a solid plan in place, one that effectively protects your data and customer information, reducing liability risks in the process. To stay vigilant with data security, make sure you: Know your data. If you… Read More »

How to train your team to stay alert when processing requests from other clients

Of course, the best time to prepare for a data breach is before one even occurs. There are any number of preventative measures you and your team can take to protect your business, but none of them are helpful after the fact. Information security training for your new hires should be a critical part of… Read More »

Why all leaders and executives should prioritize data security in 2022

If you consider yourself a business decision-maker and data security is not top of mind, you are putting your company at risk. Data security is, like workplace safety, everybody’s responsibility in this day and age. That means everyone needs to weave security best practices into their very mindset at work. Data security can be put… Read More »

Back to the Basics: Why every critical document should be destroyed instead of simply recycled

The digital age has brought with it new levels of convenience and productivity but also unforeseen levels of risk when it comes to data security. Documents, whether they are hard copy or digital, archived or recycled, all offer different risks when it comes to what they can expose in terms of data security.   Hard copy records and… Read More »

How to keep your team safe in a world of constant connection (iPhones, tablets, laptops AND desktops?)

A connected workforce is a more productive workforce. But with that constant connection does come a different risk profile when it comes to data security. Workplace digital security has become a key issue for many businesses. This is especially true as more teams are leveraging their personal devices to stay productive. Remote work or working… Read More »

Should your office elect a “data security” champion to lead security initiatives?

Data security should be a priority for all your employees. But assigning a Data Security Team Leader is a great way to make sure that critical considerations don’t get lost in the mix of everyday business. Here are some of the key benefits to assigning a “data security champion” to help your team lead security… Read More »

Protecting Your Company: The best steps you can take this fall 

Data security is a concern for businesses of any size or within any industry. The risk you expose your staff, your clients and your business by not building a secure data environment is real. The coming fall is the perfect time to take a fresh look at your policies around data management, both on the… Read More »

4 Cyber-Security Tools Every Business Needs to Implement Before 2020

Cybersecurity is one of the most rapidly evolving industries today. That’s in part because as businesses do more to keep their data protected, hackers are motivated to find new and improved ways to gain access to that very content. To keep up with the constant development of new threats to your company’s cybersecurity, you need… Read More »

Question: How Long Do I Need to Hang onto Business Documents Before Shredding Them?

A frequently asked question that we hear is how long businesses need to keep business documents before disposing of them. Document management can be a little tricky because the truth is that there is no hard and fast rule on this. As it relates to healthcare, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (or HIPAA)… Read More »

Three Actions to Take When An Employee Quits to Maximize Data Security and Confidentiality

Data security may very well be most at risk when an employee quits and leaves unexpectedly. The risk to confidentiality and overall data containment can be up in the air, particularly if the employee is disgruntled or has ill intentions as they leave. Internal security threats are surprisingly more common than you might think. Disgruntled… Read More »