If you are worried that your organization’s data is not secure enough, there are ways that your company can tighten the security of its systems so that employees and the company as a whole can have peace of mind that the information they store and transmit is as secure as possible.
Cyber Security Maturity Assessment
A cyber security maturity assessment is a model that your organization can use to see whether the cyber security processes you utilize are strong or whether they have weaknesses that need to be addressed. This can be very helpful in alerting your company if there are deficiencies in the security initiatives it uses for its data. The assessment can give you a great amount of insight into whether security processes are working for your company and whether you need to take additional steps to make the processes even stronger.
Limiting Employee Access to Sensitive Data
If you haven’t already, you should make sure that each employee only has access to the data necessary to do their job. Under no circumstances should all employees be allowed to access all company data freely because that compromises the security of the data and leaves it open to people who should not be viewing or transferring it. In many cases, employees only need to access certain types of data in order to complete their job tasks, and you should be closely monitoring which employees access what types of data to determine if there are internal data breaches that have occurred.
With these steps, you can help your company ensure that its information is protected and that only employees that need to view, transfer, or edit specific information for their job duties have access to that information. Hopefully, this can help prevent future data breaches and keep your company’s information from being accessed by unauthorized people or entities.