Running a business can be stressful – especially if you are concerned about cyber security. According to the NCSC Cyber Security Breach Survey, 42 percent of SMBs identified at least one breach or attack in the past 12 months.
The average cost per event is £ 3,100. But the cost of an attack is not just financial, when there is a loss of reputation and customer trust in businesses, when a breach occurs. By using devices, devices and applications built-in security, it is not only easy to secure your business, but it gives you more time to do what you love.
Improve your security through data security
However, if you ensure that you protect valuable business and customer data with good security, the risk of a cyber breach is significantly reduced. And with an integrated solution, you can align your security with compliance and equipment management capabilities to help protect your business.
Hiring company Affinity Workforce uses Microsoft 365 in conjunction with Office 365, Windows 10 and Azure Active Directory to ensure that compliance standards are followed, and to keep their data secure.
Compliance is the key
Women professionals on the go are not only managing you customer and company data, but also user access, identification, where information is stored, and more. Therefore it is important that your organization not only complies with GDPR but also any other rules
Management is streamlined, so all IT policy and compliance monitoring is done from the Admin Center, rather than signing at multiple centers.
“Now we have what we need in a portal – I sign and manage everything from one place. I can track and control what I need to meet GDPR standards and implement the company’s IT policies in minutes.
Make device security a priority
With an increasingly mobile workforce, employees are accessing data across multiple devices, making it important to keep your security up-to-date. And with 88 percent of breaches due to human error, education is the most important part of your cyber security.
Have regular on-demand training, refreshers and have a strong cyber security policy that everyone understands. Make sure that people are aware of the importance of user access, data storage, phishing email and other security risks. The stronger your front-line defense, the less likely it is to leak.
Security to help productivity and collaboration
Microsoft 365 provides businesses with complete, intelligent and secure solutions including Office 365, Windows 10 and enterprise-level mobility and security. And through a single ID, employees can access all the tools they need, without wasting time signing in multiple systems.
And thanks to Microsoft 365, iSalon has seen positive impact not only on their bottom-line, but also for their employee productivity.
Understand each person’s contribution
A big part of working in a team is understanding everyone’s role. No matter how big or small, each employee is a piece of the puzzle that completes the puzzle. You will not be able to innovate until you have a great team ethic and a common goal to work with.
It is important to keep communication lines open. Apps like Microsoft Teams make it easy to collaborate and communicate, no matter where those employees are. Tip: Get to know everyone’s role and skill set so that you can use their talent to get the best out of them.
Check your beliefs
When we understand how perceptions and prejudices affect our behavior, we can work to create an inclusive culture. We compiled a collection of learning resources at Microsoft to help our employees understand the impact of bias. They can also help you empower your employees to create a more inclusive environment in your business. Our unconscious bias training will help you understand what it is.