Data breaches cost companies millions of dollars worldwide every year. Securing your documents and important business files is one of the easiest ways to prevent information about your business, employees, or customers from getting into the wrong hands.

This section helps you understand more about reducing the risk of a data breach, ways hackers and identity thieves find your business information, and tips on how to ensure your business takes the proper measures if a data breach happens.

Data Breaches: Protection Guidelines for 2018 (Video)

The term data breach is often associated with electronic hacks affecting digital networks, but data stored electronically is not the only sensitive data is at risk. Information contained in physical documents still presents a large risk to security, and when mishandled it can lead to expensive consequences. Watch the...

Protect Your Company from Electronic Threats

A single data breach can affect millions of people at once and cost your business millions of dollars. Yahoo’s data breach in 2016 that affected 500 million customers cost the company $350 million because Verizon was no longer willing to pay full price to buy Yahoo after the breach....

How to Avoid a Data Breach

“In the past, senior executives and boards of directors may have been complacent about the risks posed by data breaches and cyber-attacks. However, there is a growing concern about the potential damage to reputation, class action lawsuits and costly downtime that is motivating executives to pay greater attention to...

Different Types of Data Breaches

Data Breaches have been all over the news lately, but what exactly is meant by the term “Data Breach”? There are three different types of data breaches—physical, electronic, and skimming. They all share the same amount of risk and consequences but are unique in execution. Find out the differences...

What is a Digital Data Breach

The number of reported digital data security breaches continues to increase while becoming more diverse and sophisticated. There are three basic types of data breaches that can lead to a data compromise that you should be aware of; physical, electronic, and skimming. Three types of Data Security Breaches: Digital...

Unintentional Security Breaches

Although it may seem like security breaches only happen to big corporations, 71% of attacks are actually targeted toward small businesses. This means that every business owner should have a regulated and highly organized document management program. A Maintained document management program means that a business’s files are organized, they...

Limiting Legal Liability for HIPAA and FACTA

  Security breaches and data leaks are making headlines everyday. Now, more than ever, is the time to consider implementing a secure, record management plan. With a record management plan in place, you can limit the potential liability in a lawsuit. By following a record retention program that covers...

What Are the Costs of Data Breaches for Your Business?

Data breaches seem to be commonplace these days.  It seems like every other week another large company has to confirm that their system has been compromised and thousands of people have had their personal information leaked to someone who can-and probably will-use it against them. Although businesses have always...