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Create a cybersecurity checklist for your remote workforce

With the rise of hybrid work and Bring Your Own Device policies, the attack surface for companies has never been so expansive. One of the first steps you should take to protect your corporate data is to enforce a security policy for all remote workers. Not sure where to start? Here are a few basic […]

Vet your partners and vendors before sharing data

Your business may have a strict cybersecurity policy and a team that follows all the necessary best practices and guidelines. But that doesn’t necessarily mean that third-party vendors can say the same. Think twice before sharing your sensitive business data with partners and validate their data protection policies to ensure they’re up to your standards. […]

Opt out of data sharing agreements

Some devices – especially IoT devices – give you the choice to share data with the manufacturer. This is typically for the purpose of collecting information that might improve system performance in the future. Opting out of this agreement is a good way to ensure your information is out of harm’s way if the manufacturer […]

Classify your corporate data by sensitivity

Data classification is a staple part of data security. It helps your organization determine where they should focus their efforts and which types of data are better left unattended. Classifying data by sensitivity – that is, how damaging the information could be if it were destroyed or exposed – is a great way to prioritize […]

Do your research before buying an IoT device

The Internet of Things (IoT) has introduced a lot of useful devices to the digital world, but also plenty of corresponding cybersecurity risks. Before purchasing smart devices, be sure to ask yourself if it’s absolutely necessary. Read reviews and do some digging to find out if the manufacturer has a history of data breaches or […]

Collecting a lot of sensitive data? Try data loss prevention software

Nowadays, businesses are full of delicate information – exactly the type that malicious outsiders would love to get their hands on. One of the best ways to protect your business data is to deploy a data loss prevention (DLP) solution. This is software designed to prevent both insiders and outsiders from transferring data outside the […]