IT Security is nothing to joke around about. Data breaches are costing companies billions every year – and with increasing external threats from hackers, business owners need to be at the top of their game. But what if your employees were actually to blame for putting your data at risk? We already know that a large percentage of data breaches occur because of employee error. Here are some employee habits that are compromising your business’ data and a few suggestions for what to do about it.
While business data breaches occur on a regular basis because of employee error, it’s absolutely preventable. By implementing strict guidelines and policies when employees are hired as to the handling of data and workflow processes, you can avoid most of the common errors that typically compromise a business’ data.