Nine Steps to Smart Business Security - Slide 8

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Prepare your enterprise for hazards such as fire, flooding or equipment failures. Advance thinking and preparation will reduce the damage to business operations and speed up recovery from failures.

  • Identify alternative working arrangements, such as fallback sites and systems
  • Draw up a simple plan and keep up-to-date backups of essential data and software at a secure, remote location
  • Nominate a crisis team to enable a fast response without duplication of effort
  • Assign responsibilities for dealing with emergency services, contacting customers and getting fallback systems up and running.

Small enterprises are the engine of our economy, generating innovation, employment and wealth, so your security matters. Data breaches are bad for business, so every enterprise needs security. In the past, this was expensive, because security products were designed for companies with deep pockets and teams of experts. But that’s changed. New cloud-based services are fast to deploy, safe and easy to use. What’s more, they’re even more affordable.

With growing demands from customers and regulators for security, now is a good time to invest in security. Leading cloud-based security services deliver a professional level of security assurance in a form that fits the circumstances and pockets of small businesses.

This slideshow features nine steps, identified by Qualys, that businesses can take to reduce risks at an affordable price.


Related Topics : Cloud Computing, Dell, Services Vendors, SMBs, Web Platform Vendors

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