In today’s world, identity thieves are using more advanced ways to get personal information. That is why it is more important than ever that businesses safeguard sensitive data in files and on computers. A sound security plan is built on 5 key principles.
- Take Stock
Know what personal information you have in your files and on your computers.
- Scale down.
Keep only what you need for your business.
- Lock it.
Protect the information in your care.
- Pitch it.
Properly dispose of what you no longer need.
- Plan ahead.
Create a plan to respond to security incidents.