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Strategies for protecting your data

Jan 28— How does your organization stack up when it comes to data privacy protections? Get your data under control. Develop a data security strategy that can help you protect people, and prepare for threats.

Critical pieces of data that businesses often have on-hand include employee records, payroll information, customer data, vendor data, and partner data. The loss or misuse of any of these data types can result in reputational damage, legal consequences, and –for individuals- identity theft.

Cyber criminals can also hold data ransom, use data for defamation or blackmail, or use data to steal intellectual property. No matter how you slice it, data loss can be a disaster.

Data privacy strategies

CyberTalk.org has developed a series of data privacy articles that will help you protect your most valuable data. See the following pieces:

Raising awareness and advancing standards around data privacy can improve your business’s level of competitiveness within the market, improve trust, prevent breaches, and improve overall brand value.

In conclusion

Data privacy has never been more important. Huge numbers of people are now working from home due to the coronavirus pandemic, which has highlighted the need for stronger data protection policies, processes and everyday practices.

For additional business insights into protecting consumer data, please see this article.