Incident response guide: What to do if you experience a data breach

Data breaches can affect any business at any time, whether you’re a scrappy startup or an enterprise juggernaut. With cyber attacks surging, and the tactics behind them rapidly evolving, protecting your business can feel like a never-ending game of cat and mouse. And considering the risks to your business – and your customers – it’s not a game you want to lose.

Most breaches are preventable if you implement some basic tools and habits across your workforce. But when security incidents do happen, a fast, calm, and systematic response from your team could mean all the difference. With the right people and processes in place – and a clear, comprehensive incident response playbook – you can minimize the repercussions and offer peace of mind to your customers, employees, and investors.