With recent data breaches becoming more significant and devastating to businesses than ever before, now is the time for businesses to reduce the likelihood of a cyber-attack. However, just reducing your cyber exposure isn’t enough. You also need a plan in place to help mitigate the damage if a breach occurs.
Secure Your Hardware
With so much attention given to using the newest and most innovative software available, many companies are overlooking the importance of safeguarding their company hardware. However, the theft or loss of these devices is a significant risk. There’s a basic way to protect these devices – use a complicated password, only give it to the user of the device, and memorize it.
Have a Plan in Place
Based on data and information from Huntersure, it’s not a question of if a breach will occur, but when for most businesses. This means having a plan in place is the best way to mitigate the damages that may otherwise occur.
Creating a plan that highlights what you will do if a breach or attack occurs will help provide you with peace of mind and ensure you are prepared to take action and reduce the issues that may arise because of the breach or attack. Besides having a plan, invest in MPL insurance, which provides coverage for an array of potential business risks, such as errors and omissions, cyber exposure, and more.
If you want to safeguard your business from cyber exposure, using the tips here is a smart first step.