Asset Security

You work hard in business to accumulate assets and consequently require good security measures to protect them.

 

The security of your business consists of the following four categories;

  • Staff (Physical);
  • Building, Plant & Equipment;
  • Data;
  • Documents;
  • Intellectual Property

 

Intellectual property can be one of the most important parts of your business. It is sometimes difficult to succinctly define Intellectual Property as it is not only the ideas of the business but also the name, logo and information.

 

If you were to have your intellectual property taken by competitors, disgruntled employees or business associates the value of your business could plummet. Having others use your intellectual property can decrease your capacity to earn a living and decrease the value of your business if you try to sell it.

 

Measures can and should be taken to protect this crucial business asset and inter alia include:

 

Website Hosting Agreement

  • Does the Business own its own Website?
  • If so, has it committed to a Website Hosting Agreement?

 

Trademark

  • Does the Business have property that requires Trade marking?
  • Is so, has the Business trademarked this property?

 

Copyright

  • Does the Business have property that requires Copyright?
  • Is so, has the Business Copyrighted this property?

 

Confidentiality Agreement Non-Disclosure

  • Does the Business own Intellectual Property?
  • Does the Business have systems of operation that are unique?
  • Does the Business have an identified client list?
 
Do employees or contractors have access to:
  • Intellectual Property
  • Systems of Operation
  • Clients
  • Are all Employees and Contractors bound by Confidentiality?
  • Non Disclosure Agreement?

 

Acceptable Use Policy

  • Has the Business conducted an analysis of its Intellectual Property, Systems of Operation and Client list?
  • Has the Business designed an Acceptable Use Policy relating to the above?
  • Has the Business designed restrictions to areas that are not authorised for use?

 

Patents

  • Does the Business have property that requires a Patent?
  • Is so, has the Business Patented this property?

 

Phoenix Global has successfully investigated and provided treatments for business affected by security incidents. This includes the identification and intervention of staff stealing commercial secrets and confidential client information with the intention of selling it to the businesses competitors.

 

We have over 30 years experience. Call us now on Ph. 1300 550 475 to discuss your problem.

 

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