Due to an increase in new technologies and their extensive uses in the workplace, data protection has become a critical safety point in every company. When data is compromised, whether accidentally or intentionally, it can cause personal, financial and credible damage to not only the business owners, but also their workforce and potentially even their customers. Look no further than the recent attacks on Visa and MasterCard if you doubt this claim.
These security threats may seem to affect larger companies more frequently, but smaller companies are also becoming increasingly compromised. And unfortunately, it has become inevitable that cyber crime will eventually threaten a company at some point in its existence. This is largely due to new opportunities and technologies available to both companies and criminals.
Thankfully there are processes that have been created specifically to help monitor and reduce cyber security threats. Unfortunately, not any one form of protection is completely secure, and it is advised to identify your particular requirements to help build a personalized plan to ensure maximum protection.
These methods may include:
In this ever-expanding world in which we live in, regular monitoring and updating of data safety features is an important asset to any company. Educating staff on the software and the hardware they use is essential to a stronger level of security and may help prevent breaches of security.
Not all data recovery tools are created equal, and professional advice should be sought in cases where any level of expertise is required. Some cases may require data management or recovery using technologies not currently available to a company. A professional investigation may be carried out when sensitive data is present or the recovered data may be used as evidence in a court of law and requires additional care.
The important points to consider when contacting a cyber security professional include:
In order for ESI to hold up in court, the evidence supplied must be able to verify a chain of events and data history to be considered hard evidence for the fractured, deleted, or missing data. USA Investigators has a successful track record in helping businesses secure positive convictions. We have a wide range of tool kits at the ready and are well-versed in current media trends and media storage and environments.
We also offer remote guidance and can help tailor a cost-effective approach that may help ensure defensibility, without the risk of data exposure in your company. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact a professional private investigator today for more information on the services and options available.