How can I be proactive to minimize my risk of a data breach?

Answer: 

Organizations and individuals must take proactive measures to minimize the risk of data breach. Everyone in an organization has a role in protecting information. The following are examples of steps you can take to help prevent data disclosure:

Follow your organization’s cyber/information security policies

Know how your organization has classified information and adhere to the appropriate controls in place

Follow proper procedures for the destruction or disposal of media that contain sensitive data

Participate in security awareness training.

Remember, cybersecurity is everyone’s responsibility. Don’t be the weak link in the chain.

Printed from the Information Security Division website on November 27, 2020 at 5:41pm.