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Document management can do all kinds of great things for your business, but did you know that it can also help make you into a security pro? Here are just a few ways that document management keeps your data safer than ever.

Why Document Management?

When it comes to security, there are a lot of options out there–and document management might not seem like the obvious first choice. After all, its reputation is mostly concerned with organizing files and streamlining workflows, right? Well, the truth is that these things (as well as document management’s numerous other benefits) actually help boost security while saving time and money in your workflow. That’s what makes document management such a great solution: it addresses multiple problems at once.

Sound too good to be true? Here are a few examples of ways that document management helps make you into a security pro.

#1: Managing access

Once you’ve evaluated and reorganized your digital files with document management, it’s much easier to control who sees them and who doesn’t–and who can change, copy, or save that data. It’s easier and more secure than ever to make sure the right information gets to the right people.

#2: Minimizing human error

Your employees are well-meaning, but, because they’re human, they’re bound to slip up. Human error (like misplacing a sensitive document or using a mobile app that isn’t secure) can be a huge issue for your security–but with document management, automation and simplified processes allow human error to be a thing of the past.

#3: Creating data backups

A crucial step in the document management process is to create backups for your data and store them off-site. This instantly makes your security tighter, because you’ll have a “safety net” in case any disaster cripples your on-site data.

Ready to become a security pro with help from document management? Contact us today!