5 Data Security Best Practices You Need to Know
Security is a big issue in our everyday lives and you need to make sure your employees, data, and organization are protected. Cybint News states, “43 percent of cyber-attacks target small businesses, 64% of companies have experienced web-based attacks, and 62% experienced phishing & social engineering attacks.” These statistics are alarming. Cybercrime will continue to evolve because cybersecurity products and solutions simply can’t keep up.
Many organizations may think that they are not large enough to be a target but being smaller in size is one of the things that makes your organization more appealing to cybercriminals. Nonprofits, small businesses, and schools usually have fewer IT staff and resources, making your organization particularly vulnerable. Nonprofit IT staff frequently juggle responsibilities to keep the organization’s systems running, which often means that you and your coworkers have less time to focus on security.
This post was originally published in October of 2018 and updated in February 2021.