These days, our society is infamously connected, especially in the business sense. This can make it jarring to not receive a reply back from an email. While we all need a break every now and then, we also need to get back to our contacts efficiently - this is where the ‘out of office’ message in Gmail comes in.
Social media is a great tool that your business can use to communicate with clients and prospective customers, but in an age where you can expect your employees to have their own accounts, it can be devastating to overlook the security issues associated with it. Today, we’ll examine how you can protect your organization from its employees’ social media use.
Google Chrome is the most-used browser in the world by a wide margin, which is part of the reason that it is so incredible that many people don’t know a lot about its built-in features. While we certainly can’t go through all of them in a single blog, we can offer a few tips describing the best of them.
Every company should have an IT security policy. After all, a written policy can keep your data safe and also give everyone peace of mind during an emergency. If you still aren't sure where to start, here are several things you should keep in mind when creating a written security policy for your business:
Determine Your Main Objectives
One of the first things you should do is determine your main objectives for the security policy. Sit down and make a list of the different types of data your company collects from customers and vendors. Next, consider certain business procedures that may need additional layers of security or caution. For example, if your business is in the financial services industry you will need to include several protocols in your security policy to keep your client's financial information safe.
For many businesses, communication is a major contributing factor to their success. Technology--when it’s properly implemented, anyway--can play a big part in keeping communication productive, but with certain solutions, it can be difficult to determine context. Here are some ways that you can help your employees be as clear and concise as possible with specific communication methods.