In a story in the September 2016 issue of Hardware Retailing magazine, industry experts discuss how to prevent and handle issues related to data security. By speaking with these experts and doing research for the story, Hardware Retailing gathered the following list of resources to offer you additional information on data security.
The FTC has a bank of free resources to guide businesses of all sizes through proper procedures to keep data safe.
Victims can report crimes through the FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center.
Whether you use Member Insurance, or another agency, check in with your agent to discuss data breach coverage options.
The PCI Security Standards Council is the main information hub on standards for data security across the world. Use this resource to find official documents, training programs, assessment resources and more.
Proactively monitor known computer vulnerabilities with electronic bulletins offered by the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security offers its “Stop. Think. Connect. Toolkit” to help businesses evaluate their cybersecurity risks.
Use this guide from the U.S. Department of Justice to learn more on reporting cyberattacks to federal investigative law enforcement agencies.
Engage with your local SBA resource partners, such as SCORE Business Mentor, Small Business Development Centers and Women’s Business Centers, for ongoing business advisement.