Can your smart coffee maker hack into your server? Consider this: your smart coffee maker at home (or at the office) is likely connected to the same network you use for your computer. If a bad guy can get to your coffee maker, he can get to your network. Be aware of the business risks from the Internet of Things (IoT).
Is your cybersecurity like swiss cheese? As a business owner, you don’t need to know all the ins and outs of cybersecurity tools. Your IT team is responsible for that. But you do need to take steps to reduce the risk of a breach to your company, and have a planned response if your business becomes the victim of a cyberattack.
If you don’t have IT user policies in place, make it a priority to create them. Even though you trust your employees, clear policies help everyone know what’s expected and required of them.
Every day, people use poor judgement and create IT security risks simply by opening emails. Here’s why you should develop smart email policies to protect your business.