Every business eventually has to deal with theft. You shouldn’t feel overwhelmed about this, though; it’s a manageable problem.
Federal and local governments have issued a wide range of public health guidance to prevent the spread of COVID-19. But it has largely been targeted at individuals. Guidance for businesses hasn’t been as forthcoming.
Probably one of the most complicated and unpredictable components of business security is managing the human element. In business security, people are both an asset and a liability. And they have a way of ruining even the best security plans.
Every organization worries about insider threats and insider attacks, and with good reason. Enterprise security surveys over the last decade have consistently shown between 50% and 60% of reported thefts and other losses annually have originating internally.
It's not if, but when your organization will suffer a security breach. Whether they’re large or small, or protecting from internal or external attacks, every organization must remain vigilant. Even the NSA, arguably the most secure US federal intelligence agency, failed to stop Edward Snowden from releasing an estimated 1.7 million sensitive records
Your business or institution may not be as safe or secure as you imagine. Here are a half dozen signs that your security isn’t as strong, smooth or efficient as you might think.