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Small Business Resource: Effective IT Risk Management

To our small business clients: do you understand the IT risks that face Canadian small businesses? CPA Canada provides a great resource- free of charge- for small businesses who may need help preventing and preparing against technology-related risks. It gives some great practical strategies to improve your IT security and safeguard important online data. This is an excellent reminder to small business owners of the issues & risks that can arise related to technology, and provides recommendations for prevention and trouble-shooting.

You can download the PDF from the CPA website here.

Some of the great tips in this resource include:

  1. Having a business continuity plan
  2. Needing effective management of IT vendors
  3. Actively managing the security of data
  4. Updating anti-virus & anti-malware
  5. Controlling Access
  6. Considering & Preventing cyber threats
  7. Creating IT Risk Mitigation strategies

Source: CPA Canada Wesbite


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