When running a business, its security is fundamental. A Holistic approach to security through the help of an IT Support provider such as Texaport can help your business integrate elements designed to safeguard an organization through a complex and interconnected system. This system involves protecting any sensitive data your business may have through a channel of safeguards intended to block anyone attempting to infiltrate your data.
Regardless of what type of business you may be running, holistic cybersecurity is an integral part of its digitalization. With how common cyberattacks are nowadays most companies have now adopted and accepted strategies to protect themselves from potential data breach threats. Therefore, to achieve full cyber security its essential for businesses to implement safety nets and train staff to reduce the chance of sensitive information from being accessed.
A Holistic approach to cybersecurity may involve processes such as:
- Identifying any vulnerabilities in IT Infrastructure and Security (System Penetration)
- Reviewing IT compliance (GDPR Regulations and CE Certification)
- Propose ways in which to improve discovered security flaws
- Training employees through IT Consultancy services (teach current and evolving trends in security)
- Advise ISO requirements such as the ISO 14001 and 27001 (Safe disposal of data through recycling and Information security standards)
General Data Protection Regulation
The General Data Protection Regulation is a law and set of rules which are intended to give individuals more control over their personally identifiable information. This includes name, address, credit card number, date of birth, religion and more. Any company who stores and/or uses this information for marketing, payroll or any other purpose must comply with these rules.
This regulation came into fruition as of May 2018, built through the standards of the Data protection act of 1998, this set the standard for the storage and use of personal data by businesses and public entities. The main aim of the GDPR is to remove sensitive and personal data from any database and records being used for public use such as online marketing. Unless you have taken on a specialist to help in your data protection, there is a good chance that your company is not compliant with regulations making it essential to integrate and find a reliable IT Consultancy service to set the right parameters in place.
Texaport cooperates with legal advisors to provide the most accurate guidance for your business needs complying with current legal regulations.
Cyber Essentials Accreditation
Cyber Essentials is a simple but effective certification that guards your business or organisation against a wide range of common cyberattacks.
Reassuring your customers that you’re secured in all IT aspects of data safety can highly increase your businesses reputation. By implementing a Cyber Essentials accreditation this can attract new business with the promise that you are secure, leading to peace of mind from clients as they will be aware that you run your operation securely. This will also provide an overview on where your business stands as you now meet the standards required by governmental standards.
The increased popularity of remote working has made cyber security more important as remote protection away from the office is needed through cloud security services. The program offers the latest practices a company can take to improve their security through strong IT consultancy. Through the help of this accreditation your business will have improvements such as:
- Firewall Security
- Patch Management
- Malware Protection
- Access Control
- Secure Hardware Configuration
IT Management and IT support are fundamental to a business’s security. By applying these aspects to a business this allows you to create a strong layer of security whilst increasing your reputation. With the help of a holistic approach this allows your whole business to be considered when thinking about your data’s security. The combination of analysing your business from within and applying GDPR with the Cyber-Essentials Accreditation will ensure that you and your business operate to the safest standards not only bringing reassurance to yourself but also your clients.
At Texaport, we understand the importance of these advancements, and we work with our clients to put a reliable system in place to improve their business efficiency. Our team has a wide range of IT knowledge and remains acquainted with the movements in the IT industry. Find out more here.