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6 Steps to Minimise the Risk of Losing your Critical Business Data

by Rich Dale

January 28, 2015 | Reading Time: 1

There are steps that your company and your technology partner should take to avoid the risk of losing your business critical data.

Step 1. Policy

Have a security and information policy. Make sure that everyone knows the risks and make them accountable.

Step 2. Passwords

Ensure that company devices are password or PIN protected. Change passwords regularly.

Step 3. Back up

Back-up your data offsite and have a failsafe.

Step 4. Be succinct

Don’t generate or store more information than necessary.

Step 5. Digital footprint

Ensure your business software can track and trace changes and updates

Step 6. Review and prioritise

Review the situation regularly. Make it a Board level priority and view it as a competitive advantage.

Has thinking about how to keep your business critical data secure made you want to improve how you manage it? Read our articles below to see how you can apply your new insights in 2015.

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Rich Dale

Rich leads the Flowlens team, developing a beautifully simple, yet powerfully integrated ERP and CRM system for small businesses. Flowlens helps you control your costs and margin, with joined up reports, stock, purchasing, quotations, sales pipeline, operations/production, dispatch and after-sales management functions.

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