Businesses are legally responsible for maintaining security and privacy. This page provides resources to assist businesses in protecting their most critical information assets. Check out the links below for valuable security information.
IT Security Technical Publicatons/Links for Businesses
- Copier Data Security: A Guide for Businesses
If the data on your copiers gets into the wrong hands, it could lead to fraud and identity theft. Learn which security features to consider to protect your company's data here.
- Cybersecurity Course for Small Business (online)
This self-paced training exercise provides an introduction to securing information in a small business.
- Delaware State Chamber of Commerce
The mission of the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce is to promote an economic climate that strengthens the competitiveness of Delaware businesses and benefits citizens of the state. The Chamber will provide services members want; it will serve and be recognized as the primary resource on matters affecting companies of all sizes, and it will be the leading advocate for business with government in Delaware.
- Employee Habits Put Corporate Data at Risk
If you attend a conference or read an article on security, you're likely to get the impression that the biggest threats facing the enterprise are cyber-attacks and hackers. However, a new survey conducted by digital security firm Globalscape points the finger squarely at employees.
- Hackers Shift Attacks to Small Firms
Recent hacking attacks on Sony Corp. and Lockheed Martin Corp. grabbed headlines. What happened at City Newsstand Inc. last year did not.
- Information Technology Professional's Resource Center (ITRPC)
ITRPC provides numerous links to valuable network security publications.
This site provides how-to videos and tutorials about protecting information, creating cybersecurity plans, and learning about cyber threats.
- Prepare My Business
You've finally achieved your dream. Don't lose it to a power outage, hacker disruption, fire, earthquake or other disaster. If you're not prepared, a disaster could put you and your employees at risk, possibly shutting down your business forever. Roughly 40 to 60 percent of small businesses never reopen their doors following a disaster. But you can. Disaster planning and preparedness can be your lifeline to staying in business. With proper education, planning, testing and disaster assistance, you will be able to stay in business through any interruption and beyond.
- Protecting Your Customers
Stay Safe Online offers a few simple, cost-effective online safety practices to protect you from incurring expensive and dangerous electronic security incidents and to give customers the peace of mind that they deserve.
- Protecting Your Employees
Stay Safe Online has tips for helping employees to understand their roles and responsibilities in safeguarding sensitive data and protecting company resources.
- Security Management
Read news and analysis information online from the Security Management publication.
- Small Business Development Center
The Delaware SBDC is a unit of the University Of Delaware's Office of Economic Innovation and Partnerships (OEIP) and is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the state of Delaware.
- US-Cert Home and Business
Explore the resources in this section to learn more about cybersecurity and to better secure your home and small-business networks.
Disaster Recovery is the process an organization uses to recover access to their software, data, and/or hardware that are needed to resume the performance of normal, critical business functions after the event of either a natural disaster or a disaster caused by humans.