Information security can sometimes be an overwhelming concept to grasp, but it's a necessary part of protecting your business' sensitive data. Traditionally, information security within an organization has been viewed as a function owned by a few individuals or one department. But, as the volume of electronic and paper information collected throughout an organization increases, it’s time to shift perception on who or which department is responsible for this important undertaking.

When data protection is prioritized and done well, it provides more disciplined operations, increased customer and stakeholder trust, and minimized risk. One of the best ways to protect company information is to create a corporate culture that views information security as a shared responsibility among all employees. This can be done by implementing regular and comprehensive training programs for all employees on the right way to manage, store and destroy physical and digital data.

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