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Keep Your Business Protected During National Cyber Security Awareness Month!

October 6th, 2016

Learn how to protect your business from cyber threats.

Technology is a big part of our lives. From smartphones to tablets, we spend lots of time in front of a screen, including at the office. However, despite the fact that digital technology has come to make daily tasks easier and communication more effortless, there is risk associated with these technologies. Protect your business’s digital information with the right cyber liability insurance. Check out what you need to know about protecting your digital data during National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Here are a few tips to help you fortify your cyber security.

Update Your Software.

Frequent updates to your security software can help you to keep new threats at bay. The cyber world is constantly evolving. As your security software becomes more advanced, so do threats to your security. When you update your software, you get the latest, most-effective tools to keep your digital data safe.

Password Changes.

You have passwords to protect almost everything online. However, if you don’t regularly change your passwords, you put your information at risk. At least every three months, change your passwords. Use a variety of upper and lowercase letters, special characters, and numbers to devise complex passwords that are hard to break.

Get Rid of Old Data.

If you don’t need it anymore, delete it. Keeping old information that you no longer need, isn’t just a waste of space; it’s a safety concern. If you have databases of sensitive information, in the event of a data breach, you risk losing extra stored information, expanding a cyber liability suit. Minimize your risk by eliminating the danger, and properly discard of any information that you no longer need.

When it comes to keeping your business safe, ensure that you’re protected with the right commercial insurance. Contact the professionals at Brown & Brown Insurance to help find the best policies for your lifestyle. Located in Anaheim, California, we serve all your personal and commercial insurance needs.


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