Small business insurance cyber security tips

Internet security

Setting up a small business can be exciting and nerve-racking at the same time. But don’t worry, we are here to help provide advise so your security and privacy of your small business is up to date and secure.

 

Anti-virus software

Most businesses these days will be using some sort of computer and IT system. Whether it is an essential part of your business or not, you will be most likely using some sort of IT system. Therefore, it is a way into your business for hackers. Accessing all information on the site and potentially damaging your business. Ultimately, one way to help protect your business is to make sure you have an anti-virus software installed on your IT system and any devices connected to the business.

Hackers can steal your companies’ data, from client information to business accounts. Hackers can also block files and introduce ransomware, meaning they will give you back your data when you provide the money requested.

 

Strong password policy

As your business grows, you will likely hire more employees. There will be more accounts added to the business all with passwords needed. Therefore, it is essential you keep all passwords in a safe place and update them regularly. Make sure all your passwords are different for each account, making it harder for a hacker for the unfortunate case they do get into your IT system.

 

Back-ups

It is essential that you keep a back-up of your information and data. Make sure you do this regularly to ensure that if you do unfortunately encounter any data breaches so you have the latest back up of your information. Ensuring as little damage as possible

 

Insurance

Small business insurance is essential for your company to stay protected. Whatever industry you are going into; it is crucial that you have the peace of mind that you are protected. Here at Todd & Cue, we offer great small business insurance for all types of businesses.

 

For more information on any of the topics we have discussed, then get in contact with us. We are happy to help! Or take a look at our small business insurance page for information of which insurance would be best suited for you.

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