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10 critical elements of data protection

As concerns over the environment grow ever stronger, it’s only natural that businesses turn to technology for storing information. But much like hard copies of personal information should be kept under literal lock and key, so must digital data be protected.

Businesses most commonly store personnel records, customer details, loyalty program details, financial information, and payment details. Being proactive and taking steps to secure this information can help protect your company, its customers, and reduce the risk of liability. The following are 10-elements you may wish to consider when taking steps to increase your company’s security position;

 

More information on protecting information can be found on our web-post Privacy laws in Canada: How do the rules affect your business? You can also contact your CFIB Business Counsellor at 1-888-234-2232 or by e-mail at cfib@cfib.ca