According to Statista, the average cost of experiencing a data breach is around $3.86 million. That’s why business leaders need to ensure that their cybersecurity stays on point to avoid becoming victims of cybercrime.
To help you out, we’ve developed ten things you can do to make your business more secure moving forward.
Tip #1: Keep Software Updated
Ensure you keep your operating system and apps updated to prevent known exploits from occurring.
Tip #2: Change Passwords Frequently
Make it a habit to frequently change passwords on your network devices.
Tip #3: Upgrade Company Programs
Upgrading end-of-service versions of company software can prevent cybersecurity gaps from being exploited.
Tip #4: Train Employees
Keep employees trained and aware of cyber-attacks, and report suspicious activity as soon as possible.
Tip #5: Keep Backups
Make backups and test them each month. You should also keep offline versions of your files for added safety.
Tip #6: Enable Multi-factor Authentication (MFA)
Multi-factor authentication (MFA) can be extremely useful in ensuring that only authorized personnel can access certain areas of your network.
Tip #7: Maintain Internal Access
Make sure you remove any internet-facing management consoles to keep internal access to employees only.
Tip #8: Provide Security Awareness Training
Keep everyone on the same page by providing regular security awareness training.
Tip #9: Review Cybersecurity Policies
Assess your cybersecurity policies to ensure they can still address and manage today’s digital threats.
Tip #10: Set up a Firewall
Ensure your network has the appropriate firewall to keep cybercriminals at bay.
If you need help with your cybersecurity measures, BetterWorld Technology is here to guide you on what you need. Get in touch with our team today to learn more.