15 ways for business leaders to proactively prepare for digital threats
Doing business online comes with a broad set of benefits that can make it easier to reach a worldwide audience and cut costs, to name just a couple. At the same time, operating in the digital realm comes with its own challenges as well.
Despite technological advances and solutions, cyber attacks and other digital threats remain some of the most significant culprits in the demise of online business. However, there are several things leaders can do to proactively prepare for such digital threats. 15 members of Business Journals Leadership Trust discuss the best ways to guard an online business against digital threats.
Protect and monitor social accounts daily.
It is vital to protect social media accounts from a myriad of potential digital threats. Have a system in place (in-house or third-party) to monitor social accounts daily for suspicious or fraudulent activity, including falsified messages and malicious links from hackers. Limit account access, set an approval policy and get “verified” so others only follow your authentic social media accounts. -Lincoln Jacobe, CEO, 6 Pillars Marketing