43% of cyberattacks are against organizations with fewer than 250 employees. Regardless of the size of your business, it is vital to protect your business against cyber attacks and data breaches. Here are three important steps you can take to outsmart hackers and secure your company data.
1. Backup Your Company Data
Make sure you have at least one backup of all your company data. Relying on one set of data can jeopardize your business. We have had clients in the past who ended up losing thousands of dollars because they had not backed up their company data. Failing to back up your data can jeopardize your business. Companies like Aegis IT Solutions can help you do this.
2. Keep Antiviruses Up to Date
Have a trusted antivirus software on your computer, and make sure it remains up to date at all times. Out of date software is a known target for cybercriminals. You can read more about that in this blog. Again, IT companies can assist you by monitoring your computers and software applications.
3. Run Adblockers on Your Browsers
One tactic many cybercriminals use is running malicious ads. Clicking on these ads can compromise your company’s data and allow cybercriminals to sneak viruses on your computer. In addition to blocking those annoying ads, adblockers prevent you from falling prey to this tactic, securing your company’s data.
Get Cyber Insurance
Cyber insurance protects your business in the event of a cyberattack. At Veritas, our team of insurance professionals can help you determine what kind of cyber policy best protects you, and connect you with tools to secure company data. If you are interested in learning more, visit our cyber insurance information page or request a free, anonymous cyber insurance quote.
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