For businesses, the key to safeguarding sensitive information is to start with security. The Start with Security brochure and videos released in 2015 offer practical tips to take from the FTC’s 60+ data security cases. From sensible information collection policies and product design through training, transmission, storage, monitoring, and disposition, Start with Security breaks data security down to ten actionable principles suited for companies of any size and in any sector.
Looking for a deeper dive? The 2017 Stick with Security series on the Bureau of Consumer Protection Business Blog offers additional insights into those ten principles based on the lessons of recent law enforcement actions, closed investigations, and experiences companies have shared about starting with security at their business.