As a manager, you have a responsibility to ensure your organisation adheres to IT security best practices, especially given the very high rate human error plays in data breaches.
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Often, it is normal computer users that are the weakest link in an organizations security system, one study found that security breaches via human error accounted for 40% of cases.
Today, a leading news story is a ransomware attack on the HSE that has impacted all their IT systems. The truth however is that anyone can fall victim to an IT security Breach. The good news is that you can dramatically improve your security profile, by following these 5 pointers.
Even the mention of GDPR is enough to strike dread into the hearts of business owners. With potential massive fines if an organisation suffers a data (“data” can even be someone’s email address or name) breach, how is it possible to comply with the 88 pages of this legislation which affects anyone doing business in Europe?
We lock our doors when we leave the house, cover the number pad at ATM machines, and are wary of unknown visitors to our homes. This level of vigilance helps keeps us secure, and reduces the risk of becoming a victim of crime.