There is not an exact science to data security, however, with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into effect in 2018, the financial penalties and loss of reputation may cause more organizations to work on an effective solution. Some best practices include checks of processes, policies, people, and of course software. Though many organizations may not feel as if they have the time or bandwidth to analyze their current situation, good or bad, companies need to know where current IT practices stand.

 

PROCESS/POLICY CHECK

If you are not sure where to begin, you are not alone. When it comes to starting a new security process, larger businesses and even medium-sized organizations, due to their size, may appear to have the upper hand. The same may not bode well for the small businesses, due to a sheer lack of employees that are dedicated to cybersecurity.

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