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Cybersecurity is a real threat for all businesses out there, so if you run your own company, you should definitely invest in the latest and greatest ways to make your business as secure as possible. Thankfully, there is new technology that will allow you to do that in a cost-effective manner and in a way that will keep your data, as well as your customers’ data, safe.

Identity Governance and Administration Services

Identity governance and administration is important. Services such as the ProofID identity and governance administration service will let you efficiently and securely administer access throughout your organisation. You can give individuals the ability to administer access requests for an organisational unit, department, or team, and you can use ProofID as a source for authentication for those who do not have any accounts within your Active Directory yet. Essentially, you can control access to your partners, employees, and customers as you see fit, creating a more secure business environment.

Encryption Software

Encryption software is a must if you want to protect your customers’ private information, especially when it comes to making financial transactions online. In fact, customers may not even shop on your website if there isn’t proof that you have data encryption technology implemented during transactions. So, in addition to keeping your company’s information secure, encryption software could also help make your business more successful by letting customers know that it’s safe to shop from you online.

Virus Scanners

There are a lot of different virus detecting pieces of software out there, but the right software will continually scan for viruses so that you can rest assured that any files that are transferred between employees or downloaded from the internet will be clean and will not put your company at risk of a data breach. Just be sure to keep this software up-to-date at all times, as security updates are always being released in order to keep up with the latest threats from cyber criminals. And if your software doesn’t automatically scan your network’s computers, be sure to set a schedule for when scans should take place so that you don’t miss a threat.

Cloud Servers

Some people will tell you that you should always avoid the cloud servers out there if you want to keep your data secure, but the truth is that a reputable cloud service provider will be proactive when it comes to maintaining their own level of security through patches, scans, and updates to their systems. Just keep in mind that a cloud server will never be 100% secure, so you should utilise other tools, such as single sign-in and encryption, to keep yourself safe.

These are just a few of the many pieces of technology available to businesses when they want to take steps to become more secure. Remember, hackers are always out there trying to steal valuable information and data from your company, so taking proactive steps to protect yourself is imperative in today’s competitive, global marketplace.

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