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Protect yourself from cyber threats

FCC offers new small business resource

April 15, 2013

Washington—Dentists who want to learn more about cyber threats can consult a new resource published by the Federal Communications Commission.

Cybersecurity for Small Business, provides tip sheets, resources to create customized cybersecurity plans and links to government websites with security information. The FCC also released an updated one-page Cybersecurity Tip Sheet that features new tips on creating a mobile device action plan and on payment and credit card security.

The tips include training employees in security principles; making backup copies of important business data and information; controlling physical access to computers and creating user accounts for each employee; and limiting employee access to data and information, among others.