If your company’s data suddenly becomes lost or stolen, or is accessed without authorization, can you handle what comes next? Every day, entities of all shapes and sizes experience some form of a security breach. Some are the result of system hacking, theft, or malware, but some are simply the result of an employee’s mistakes, and therefore are preventable.
If and when a breach occurs, your organization should spring into action like a well-oiled machine. You need to make sure that your entire organization’s needs are catered to by including IT, communications, legal, human resources, senior management and other appropriate business functions in the drafting process. Whether you’re testing your response plan or responding to a real incident, there are 10 simple steps you should follow. In this short video, DWT explains the steps to handle a data breach incident.