Are You Already Imposing Serious Risks on Your Data Security?

By OrangeHRM | Published on Nov 2, 2020 | minute read

In today's digital age, data is the lifeblood of businesses. It holds valuable information about customers, operations, and finances. However, not every business takes data security as seriously as they should. In this blog post, we'll explore some common data security risks and why it's crucial to address them. Plus, we'll introduce you to OrangeHRM, your trusted solution that prioritizes data security and compliance with GDPR and ISO regulations.

Common Data Security Risks

Weak Passwords: Many employees still use easily guessable passwords like "123456" or "password." Such practices can open the door to cybercriminals.

Lack of Employee Training: Employees often unknowingly contribute to data breaches by falling victim to phishing attacks or failing to recognize potential threats.

Outdated Software: Running outdated software or not applying security patches promptly can leave your systems vulnerable to attacks.

Insufficient Access Control: Failing to limit access to sensitive data can result in unauthorized personnel gaining access to valuable information.

Inadequate Data Backup: Without regular backups, data loss due to hardware failure or cyberattacks can be catastrophic.

Ignoring Mobile Device Security: Mobile devices are increasingly used for work, and not securing them properly can lead to data leakage.

Why Data Security Matters

Data breaches can have severe consequences, including financial losses, damage to reputation, and legal liabilities. The average cost of a data breach was approximately $4.24 million in 2021.

Why OrangeHRM?

OrangeHRM is a leading HR software solution that prioritizes data security and compliance with GDPR and ISO regulations. Here's why you should consider it:

ISO 27001 Certification: OrangeHRM is ISO 27001 certified, demonstrating its commitment to information security management systems. This certification ensures that OrangeHRM follows best practices in data security.

GDPR Compliance: OrangeHRM helps you comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by providing tools to manage and secure employee data effectively. GDPR fines for non-compliance can reach up to €20 million or 4% of global annual revenue.

Role-Based Access Control: With OrangeHRM, you can implement role-based access control, ensuring that only authorized personnel can access sensitive employee data.

Data Encryption: OrangeHRM uses encryption to protect data during transmission and storage, preventing unauthorized access.

Regular Updates: OrangeHRM regularly releases updates and security patches to protect your data from emerging threats.

Data security is not something to be taken lightly. Failing to address common data security risks can have serious consequences for your business. That's why it's essential to choose a reliable solution like OrangeHRM, which is ISO 27001 certified and GDPR compliant. With OrangeHRM, you can manage your HR data securely, minimize risks, and ensure compliance with data protection regulations. Don't leave your data security to chance—choose OrangeHRM and protect what matters most. Book your FREE demo today!