No organization wants to have to inform their customer of a security breach that has compromised their data. To avoid this uncomfortable conversation, follow these recommendations to ensure that both yours and your customer's private data is protected:
You are likely familiar with phone and email scams designed to manipulate you into providing personal information. From "You've won an all-inclusive vacation..." to "I'm calling from Visa to report suspicious activity on your credit card...", the methods of manipulation have become increasingly creative. While these scams annoy us in our personal lives, they pose a significant risk to businesses small and large.