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Is Your Data Encrypted?

Data is undeniably one of the most important aspects of an organization, but how do you protect it throughout a network to keep it safe? All organizations have important data that includes financial credentials and personally identifiably information stashed away somewhere on the network. Therefore, security is not something which you should take lightly. Business owners take it for granted that their data is going to be under any malware attack.

At present, one of the best ways to ensure all your company data is secured and protected is to encrypt it. Encryption is a fool-proof way of keeping hackers and malware at bay. Although other security measures, such as spam blockers and firewalls, restrict security threats to access a network, encryption efficiently blocks all efforts to use your data against you. Encryption re-arranges your data and makes it extremely complicated (if not impossible) for hackers to use it.

To make the most of encryption, combine it with other security measures for devising a completely safe protection system. Here are a few ways encryption benefits a company that prioritizes data security:

Maximum Security

Encryption is a priority for any company or business that intends to practice utmost security. When it comes to doing business, compromising on security is un-acceptable. Encryption puts an end to data stealing and hacking attempts that are made at a moot point. As data encryption scrambles data, it can be unlocked when it is exposed to a particular security key. Since hackers are more likely to attack data, which is easily accessible, they are less interested in probing encrypted data. This makes data encryption a valuable asset for guarding your company data.

Compliance

Compliance laws usually require a company to employ preventative methods, such as anti-virus software and firewalls. However, encryption holds its authority over other security measures. Encryption is tremendously useful to prevent data breaches as hackers will find it difficult to decipher your data.

Encryption Signifies Reliability

Understandably, a company accepting credit cards is required to have data encryption for keeping financial data safe. However, it is also helpful if you are any type of service provider providing specific products to clients. Your customers expect you to use data encryption so that all of their information is kept safe and used for your company only. This shows them that you are a reliable, responsible business with their needs in mind.

Protect Your Data

If you want to learn more about how you can protect your precious company data from prying eyes, dial 850.250.3210 to talk to us, or visit our office at 1330 Harrison Avenue, Panama City, Bay County, Florida. We will be happy to answer all your queries.

Best wishes, Randall and Julie Garner and the entire Garner IT team of professionals.

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