Email is a vital part of any modern small business, and you may use it send sensitive, confidential information to people both outside and inside your company. But that’s also what makes your email vulnerable to attack by cyber criminals. In fact, email accounts for 35 percent of all data loss incidents. Here’s how to keep your company’s email safe from attack.
You’ll need to develop an email compliance strategy for your company. What does that mean? You’ll have to put regulations in place to ensure that your employees and partners are doing all they can to keep your information secure. There are plenty of government regulations that your company may need to be following in this regard too, so be sure to brush up on those!
You also need to identify what data needs protection and set protocols to ensure that it’s protected. You should decide who can have access to send and retrieve information like credit card numbers or personally identifiable information and set policies that allow you to encrypt, archive, or even block transmission of email content based on things like users, keywords, and other means of identifying sensitive data. Get more tips on protecting your email below!
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