29 Ways to Secure Your Small Business IT
- Post by Janet Gehring
- June 15, 2017
IT security services are crucial to keeping your small business information safer from hackers. But how do you know where to start?
To help, NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) recently released Small Business Information Security: The Fundamentals. It provides guidance, in plain English, on how small businesses can provide basic security for their information, systems, and networks.
These tips provide a solid security foundation, especially if you’re new to using IT security services in your business. Review these ideas with your IT provider to evaluate where you stand now and what incremental steps you can take to improve.
IDENTIFY who has access to your information.
PROTECT yourself from the risk of a security event as much as possible.
DETECT the event if it occurs.
RESPOND to contain or reduce the impact of an event.
RECOVER to resume normal operations after an event.
Other ways to stay safer:
IT security services are part of CRU Solutions’ managed IT for small businesses. If you’d like to know more, contact us.