Regardless of the scope of your business, proprietary data being secure from external attacks and internal abuse has grown in it's importance. Heart can help you create a layered defense securing your business's data assets.
Securing your data is an important part of protecting your business assets. While you may not consider data to be an asset, consider what the cost of recovering lost or stolen data would be. The cost to your business could be just a few hours of time spent recovering data or numerous fees if your vertical market is compliancy regulated. Heart Technologies, Inc. can help you secure your data and protect it like the business asset it is.
How it's done
Heart helps businesses to:
Perform a risk assessment - Our trained technicians construct a risk assessment that will help you define your data assets, assess potential risks, and create a plan to secure your data.
Create a security and an acceptable use policy - Once your assessment is complete, Heart helps you craft an acceptable use policy that identifies what end users can do with your business's computer information systems. Many companies also build a security policy to define how your systems are set up, how they are protected, and how they must be maintained. We also help you create the infrastructure to support and enforce that policy.
- Encrypt critical data - Heart's security experts can help you select the best methods to encrypt proprietary business data. Encryption programs should be in place for the following:
- Backup tapes and other media
- Server data
- Track data assets - Heart's services help you track and manage your business's technology environment. We suggest that you keep track of your data, the location where it resides (server, hosted solution, removable storage device, etc.) and also which systems access that data on a regular basis.
- Layer your security - Your data assets need to be protected with a layered security solution. IT consulting companies like Heart can help you choose the best set of security solutions to protect your IT environment and your data.