Encrypting Data

A Guide to Securing Small Business Data by Encrypting it

A Guide to Securing Small Business Data by Encrypting it

A recent report from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) suggested that, cumulatively, cyber crime was costing British businesses millions. When estimated down to a per-business level, the FSB worked out that cyber crime is costing every business around £4,000 every year. The study prompted the FSB to produce a list of top ten tips to protect your business from cyber crime – you can read them at the foot of our news story. But what about encryption of the data itself? Let’s say you have an important document containing some sensitive business data – it could be a list of passwords, employees’ or customers’ personal details or a list of all your suppliers. Whatever it is, if anyone finds this document on your PC, laptop or on a USB drive, then they can rea... »