Data Security Basics in the Virtual World
Digital risk management is an integral part of managing just about any 21st-century business. Essential security strategies to keep your operation safe
Starting a business can be a harrowing time. Aside from dealing with the financial aspects of a company, one also has to also ensure that systems involved in its operations are free from risks. Businesses, at present, are increasingly dependent on technology to collect and store consumer information. This shift has been marked by vulnerabilities in the security and integrity of databases. Therefore, enterprises have taken to implementing several protocols to ensure data security.
What does data security entail?
The market for cybersecurity reached just over $170 billion in 2020, according to data security and software company, Varonis Systems. Its concept is straightforward: the process of incorporating protective measures into an enterprise’s databases, with the goal of preventing an individual from gaining unauthorized access to sensitive consumer information. Data security also plays a role in preventing an enterprise from being vulnerable to legal trouble.
Continue reading this article - and everything on Entrepreneur!
Become a member to get unlimited access and support the voices you want to hear more from. Get full access to Entrepreneur for just $5.
Get 3 months free with code zendesk
Presented by Zendesk
Entrepreneur Editors' Picks
Zooey Deschanel Embraces the Word 'Quirky' and Thinks Businesses Should Too
A Simple (But Not Easy) Guide to Achieving Almost Any Dream
Making Time to Be 'Useless' Is a Vital Part of Creating Anything Valuable
A Billionaire Who Operates More Than 2,400 Franchises Knows These Types of Franchisees Make the Most Money
How Relentless Optimism Fuels Success for Hilary Schneider, CEO of Shutterfly
The Paradox of Celebrity Tequila
Social Media Was Draining Me, So I Gave It Up. My Business Has Never Been Stronger.