E-mail, Internet access, and collaborative tools (whether a phone system’s conferencing capabilities, or document-sharing applications) are “must-haves” for most businesses today.
But by now many managers know that you shouldn’t stop at just implementing these tools and then going ahead, footloose and fancy-free, with using them. As with any other asset, you need to protect not just the
(think of it as flame-retardant for the seat of your pants) for data breach: install an up-to-date information security system that helps you enforce those policies and that helps maximize data protection. In order to choose the right information security system, you’ll need to identify the ways that users may currently be allowing sensitive information beyond the confines of your organization. And with e-mail, Internet access, and other collaborative tools, the ways data can be leaked, manipulated, or