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Data security : made simplermercredi 27 janvier 2010
We’ve all seen the headlines in recent years about large scale data breaches -
an international crime ring hacks into a national retailer, siphoning off millions
of payment card details ; or a government agency loses millions of personal
records that include Social Security Numbers. These types of data losses
can happen to small businesses as well, although they don’t always lead to
national headlines. In fact, Visa estimates that approximately 85% of data
breaches occur at the small business level.
Taking proactive, strategic steps to protect your customer and employee data
and developing a plan for how you would respond should something occur
that compromises that data - will :
Strengthen the trust that your customers place in you
Set you apart from your competition
Save you money in the near-term
Might even save your business in the event of a significant data loss
BBB’s Data Security - Made Simpler is here to help address these issues.
Data security is not a simple issue to address...but in this Guide, we’ve tried to
make the information :
Simpler to read,
Simpler to process, and
Simpler to help you get your data security house in order.
It’s written specifically for small business owners, focusing on the most common
data security issues small business owners face. It goes beyond telling you what
you should be doing ; it gives you concrete guidelines, and turn-key suggestions
that will point you towards solutions and resources that are right-sized for small
Now let’s get started.