Today, the majority of security solutions you have in place for your business are designed to help protect you from outside threats. However, research has proven that you also have to direct some of your attention to insider attacks.
In fact, up to 90 percent of all organizations feel as though they are “at risk” of some type of insider attack. If you want to protect your business and limit the risk of an attack keep reading.
Implement Access Control Systems
No business owner wants to think that one of their trusted employees would “turn against” them. However, this is a situation that occurs all the time. A good way to ensure that employees don’t have the opportunity to carry out these nefarious acts is by installing an access control system.
These systems can be designed to meet your specific needs. For example, do you want to limit access to certain parts of the building or just limit certain employee’s ability to get into a room, area, or place for certain times of the day? With access control systems, all this is possible helping you safeguard your business and assets.
Have Security “Best Practices” Protocols in Place
In addition to installing an access control system in your building, it’s also a good idea to create and implement a security “best practices” protocol. This should include information about accessing certain areas, money transfer protocol, the closing process, setting the security system, and more. When your employees are properly trained, the likelihood of an inside breach is reduced.
Install a Robust Security System
One of the most beneficial ways to prevent insider attacks is by installing a robust security system. This system should include video surveillance, monitoring, gas and fire alarm features, and more. Just having a security system in place can help to safeguard your business significantly.
If you want to avoid an insider attack in the new year, be sure to use the tips and information found here. Doing so will discourage employees from taking action that would impact you and your business in a negative manner.