Here’s a common scenario. You call a government office because you’re having problems filling out a form on their website. You tell the person you’re uncomfortable providing private information online and they reply without a beat: “Don’t worry; we have all kinds of security measures in place.”
But it’s pretty hard not to worry.
Security breaches in government institutions are such a common occurrence today. A report shows that insiders are behind 42 percent of government breaches – and that’s a 68 percent increase from 2008.
Whether malicious or accidental in nature, any security breach point needs to be addressed and taken seriously.
How to do that? One way is to partner with a reliable document destruction company, have sensitive paper and e-media documents destroyed securely and regularly, and stay abreast of privacy rules and regulations.
Now we’re talking security measures.