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How Secure is Your ERP System?

Threats are everywhere, thanks to external agents like hackers and internal hazards like disgruntled employees. Confidential data, including financial and customer info, is stored in data centers, laptops, mobile devices, cloud services and yes, your ERP system. Maintaining security across these systems is no easy feat. With the advancement in technology, data security breaches have become a major problem at a professional level. Businesses are finally opening their eyes to the importance of reliability and security mechanisms of their ERP system. Improved security mechanisms can protect their business data but doesn’t affect usability and accessibility.

Although there is no guarantee that you will be fully protected, there are some things that you can always do to lower the risk.

  1. Do not run an outdated system
  2. Small mistakes can turn into big ones
  3. Compliance is necessary with regulatory standards
  4. Lock-down access rights
  5. Avoid data risk

Your business needs to stay updated with all the cybersecurity threats in order to really protect your ERP system. Be aware of the security issues that may affect your business. Knowledgeable ERP and IT Consultants can be of great help. 2W Tech is an Epicor Gold Partner with over 30 years working with Epicor ERP systems. We also have IT Consultants on staff that specialize in Security solutions. Give us a call today to learn how to best protect your ERP system.

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