4 Tips to Ensure Your Business’ Digital Security

4 Tips to Ensure Your Business’ Digital Security

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Globe myBusiness

Globe myBusiness

17 Sep 2018, 16:07 — 4 min read

With much of operations happening on the Internet, it is paramount for every business owner to make sure processes are happening in a secure space of the web. This is because digital assets are constantly stalked by entities that may steal information from both your business and your customers.

There’s no need to worry because there are ways to easily secure your digital assets. Here are 4 sure-fire methods to ensure digital security for your business:

1. Always have backups
It cannot be stressed enough how crucial having backups is. With technology today, everything in the line of business can be made digital. Having backups adds a layer of protection from unfortunate circumstances that can lead to the loss of crucial digital files and documents. Globe Cloud provides businesses secure cloud storage for their backups, synchronizing and protecting digital content in one place that is accessible through any device. Through this, entrepreneurs can avoid costly hardware fees and feel assured that their data is safe. 

2. Know who’s been in and out
Digital security follows your business’ physical security. Keeping tabs on office logs, monitoring offline and online activity and limiting the number of people who can access digital assets are essential to digital security. Installing CCTV cameras can help business owners check if anyone suspicious has touched their computers or other devices that may contain confidential data. Hiring an IT technician with a proven track record can then help business owners track online activity within the bounds of their offices as well. 

3. Protect communication lines
Making sure internal information is secure within the bounds of corporate communication is important to keep a competitive advantage. Businesses should be able to protect the data they have, from basic employee information to trade secrets. While some spend millions on customized internal communication systems, secure ready-made software systems made by reputable developers are now available for businesses of all sizes like Google’s G Suite and Microsoft 360, which have business applications like email, calendar, drive, instant messaging, etc., under a protective umbrella of security and confidentiality.

4. Put up stores on secure platforms
There are many ways to sell online. Some use social media while others use blog sites, but not all of those are readily equipped with mechanisms that protect both your internal business data and your customer’s financial information. Using an SSL Secure Sockets Layer certified platform like Shopify in creating your online store is vital to establish your business as a legitimate site for your customers to transact. Shopify applies standard security technology that shields both the business and customers from online threats that may be interested in stealing their transaction details.

There you go, now you are ready to go full on digitizing your business. In following these steps, you can be assured that your business’ digital transformation will not only be smooth but also secure and free of threats online.

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