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9 Security Practices to Protect Your Business's Sensitive Information

Information security can make or break your business.

You don't need to look far to see the repercussions when a business fails to protect sensitive information. Victims of significant data breaches result in a massive blow to reputation and bottom line. Being a public entity probably saved Waikato DHB earlier this year from financial ruin, but it too suffered irreparable reputational damage and delays that is still affecting patients, 4 months later.

Data breaches and fraud are problems for businesses of every size, affecting over 25% of businesses with direct financial losses of $3.9 million between Apr21 and Jun21 in New Zealand alone - This according to the CertNZ Q2 2021 report. That's enough to push many small businesses into bankruptcy.