From the Better Business Bureau of Central East Texas:
We’ve been hearing a lot about data breaches lately. We know they can be accidental - like the loss of a laptop computer containing unencrypted files - they can also be deliberate, like a criminal hacking incident. Last week, BBB provided some preventive tips for consumers. This week, we’ll take a look at what businesses can do to prevent an attack and protect their customers’ sensitive information.
“Security is a major concern for businesses, especially when adopting new technologies involving business data”, said Mechele Agbayani Mills, President and CEO of BBB Serving Central East Texas. “While there is no fail-safe guarantee that a data-breach will never occur, there are many ways companies can minimize their risk.”
BBB provides the following basic guidelines to businesses to reduce their risk for a data breach: