Don’t overlook this 1 HUGE issue by getting too comfortable. The weakness of any door is that legitimate people need to be able to get in and out. Often, we help people develop a highly secure and functional door to the Internet, but they give little thought to the physical door into their building.
Develop a strategy to verify that service personnel are legitimate with corporate issued IDs and track visitor movement through the office. Lock the server room door if it’s across the hall from an office that people frequent. Monitor the temperature and whether there is any water in the server room. Consider a closed-circuit camera system.
Think about everyone who has access to your office. The cleaning crew is often forgotten. They spend hours in your office alone around sensitive data. YOU could be left holding the bag if they perform identity theft based on information in your office. It happens every day. Make sure to consider ALL of the office security in your disaster recovery plan and update it regularly.
As business owners we all are learning how to maximize production while continuing to grow. Just because small businesses may not have corporate level resources doesn’t mean they can’t have enterprise quality tools. We’ve developed assessments, plans, procedures, implementation and a training program uniquely designed to fit small business infrastructure and budgets.
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