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The Dangers Of Poor Cyber Security Practices

The Dangers Of Poor Cyber Security Practices

The Dangers Of Poor Cyber Security Practices

Businesses have a lot of responsibilities on top of the services they provide and the work they do.  One big responsibility that should never be ignored or taken light heartedly is Cyber Security.

Cyber Security protects your business and customers data like a shield and having poor cyber security practices makes your business vulnerable to attacks.

This article will cover the implications of poor practices and the solutions that should be put in place.

Let’s get started.

Having poor Cyber Security practices lead to a variety of implications for your business and your customers.

  • Breaches
  • Loss Of Confidential Data
  • Financial Loss
  • Substantial Legal Penalties
  • Loss Of Trust
  • Bad Reputation
  • Loss Of Customers
  • Makes Your Company Vulnerable To Cyber Attacks

The above implications would have a negative effect on your business and even loss of business.  Not to worry though, having the correct cyber security solutions in place will protect your business, staff and customers.

We have listed solutions below;

  • MFA (click here to read about the importance of multi factor authentication)
  • Strong passwords (click here to read about password security, and, here for the most secure way to share certain passwords for employees)
  • Limit access to sensitive/confidential files
  • Review access permissions regularly
  • Regular software updates (click here to learn more about the importance)
  • Invest in cyber security software
  • Security Updates
  • Cyber Security Training for employees including phishing awareness (Click here for creating a cybersecurity culture in your business)
  • Have a trustworthy IT Support company in place

If you haven’t already protected your business by putting the above solutions in place, now is the time to do so.

If you require further advice on your current cyber security practices or require some support securing your business, don’t hesitate in getting in touch with us.  Our team are experts in IT and cyber security, and they would be delighted to assist you.