Small businesses are constantly being bombarded with the threat of a data breach. Although some feel that there are bigger fish for hackers to fry, 43% of cyber-attacks continue to target small businesses, not large corporations. This is why it is essential for small businesses to fully grasp how to improve data security across the entire organization.
But something that is consistent across the board for many small businesses is the question of where to begin with their plans and strategy for data security. Most lack the type of budget needed to hire the level of on-site IT support needed to remediate vulnerabilities.
It is for this reason that even if small businesses are outsourcing their cybersecurity support to an outside agency, they still need to integrate an internal cybersecurity plan into their organization that their team can use to proactive regulate their data security. Let’s review the top three strategies for how to improve data security that small businesses can integrate into their organization immediately.