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Small Business Data Security Resources:

A number of data breaches have been in the news over the past few years, but it’s not only companies like Target or Equifax that need to protect their customers’ personal information.  From sole proprietorships to multi-billion dollar corporations, businesses of every size that collect customers’ personal information need to have a security plan to protect that information from unauthorized disclosures.  When personal information stored by a business is stolen or altered it can have significant consequences for the business and can lead to theft of customers’ identities.  There are many free resources that business can consult when considering how to best protect their data.  These resources include:

National Cyber Security Alliance website, CyberSecure My Business:
https://staysafeonline.org/cybersecure-business/

Start with Security: A Guide for Business:
https://www.ftc.gov/tips-advice/business-center/guidance/start-security-guide-business

Protecting Personal Information: A Guide for Business:
https://www.ftc.gov/tips-advice/business-center/guidance/protecting-personal-information-guide-business

Data Breach Response: A Guide for Business:
https://www.ftc.gov/tips-advice/business-center/guidance/data-breach-response-guide-business

Data Security:
https://www.ftc.gov/tips-advice/business-center/privacy-and-security/data-security