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Four Ways To Protect Your Online Business

Four Ways To Protect Your Online Business

With an online business, you might not necessarily need to worry about security, right? Well, that’s not exactly the case because there are still many dangers that you can face online as a business and that danger is only getting increasingly more so, with the number of transitioning onto the internet. Here are four ways to protect your online business.

Upgrade Your Security Firewalls

Security firewalls are definitely something you want to pay attention to when it comes to your online business. Firewalls protect your company’s data and files that are all connected through to the internet. If a virus or attack happens on your servers, then your files could become corrupted, leaked or stolen. The way you can prevent this is by upgrading your security firewalls and making sure they are something you’re always monitoring. Look at what you could be doing to upgrade your security servers and if it’s something you’re not so aware of, try getting IT to support to take a look at what’s out there in terms of the best security for what you can afford. There are some systems that are hard to break, so you definitely want to be one of them if you can to avoid any problems for your business in the future.

Change Passwords Regularly

No one really enjoys the creation of passwords when it comes to our logins, but it’s something that you have to be vigilant with. It’s important to be changing your passwords regularly so that you’re stopping the likelihood of your accounts being breached in any way. And where there are opportunities to get two-step authentication, you should be taking full advantage. It’s like an extra layer of security at the end of the day. You might also want to look at password software, where you can save all your passwords under one system, and therefore you don’t need to memorise them or remember to change them.

Test For Vulnerabilities

There are always vulnerabilities within a business, and it’s important you try to fix these vulnerable parts where possible. You might also want to consider services like M19 Solutions in order to test such vulnerabilities or follow up on any suspicious that you might have that are to do with employees or certain individuals that might be endangering the company in some way, shape or form.

Teach Your Staff

Your staff have a responsibility to keep the organization safe, and so it’s a good idea to teach your staff and keep them updated with training. Knowing how to handle themselves on the internet and to not make any mistakes that could cause viruses or cyber-attacks on the company is going to be beneficial. Train your staff where you can and always try to keep up to date with the latest technology trends and goings-on when it comes to cybersecurity

Protecting your business online is important, so don’t allow yourself to get complacent when it comes to the security of your company when online. Train your staff and keep an eye out for any dangers.

About The Author

Cyber Geek Girl

Lisa Ventura (AKA ‘Cyber Geek Girl’) is a Content Marketer, PR, Digital and Cyber Security professional, and is an active blogger and influencer. She loves technology, gadgets, sci-fi, heavy metal music and is fascinated by hacking/cyber security and nuclear war. ‘Cyber Geek Girl’ is Lisa's window to her world and contains articles, reviews, advice, interviews, hints and tips on a variety of different topics and subjects that she is passionate about. Lisa loves dogs and is the proud owner of a GSD/Husky cross dog called Poppy, who is her world. She can be contacted via hello@cybergeekgirl.co.uk.

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Lisa Ventura (AKA ‘Cyber Geek Girl’) is a Content Marketer, PR, Digital and Cyber Security professional, and is an active blogger and influencer.

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