Cyber Crime and Security for SMBs

Did you know the illicit trading of personal data was worth $3.88 billion last year? Cybercrime is a growing industry known for its innovation. It goes far beyond the image many of us have of some hacker kid in...

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Government regulations

Any business that stores customer payment information must comply with a number of state and federal regulations. The legal, healthcare, and financial sectors have a number of laws tailored specifically for them (such as HIPAA or CISPA). If you...

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Higher goals get dragged down by Tech: The NPO story

If you are a smaller Not-for-Profit, it is likely that your organization has been driven from its inception by individuals strongly motivated with a passion for their cause or humanitarian goal. As a result, it is also possible that...

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Password basics people still ignore

You can have all the locks on your data center and have all the network security available, but nothing will keep your data safe if your employees are careless with passwords. Change Passwords - Most security...

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Smaller firms less likely to keep up to date on the basics that protect them

Smaller firms less likely to keep up to date on the basics that protect them.On the never ending problem of cyber security, small firms often do not have any/much in-house IT support. As a consequence, they may be...

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Cyberattacks and the vulnerability of the small business

Cyberattacks and the vulnerability of the small businessYou cannot go a day without reading about some big name company or even government agency being hacked and critical data being compromised. What you don’t see in the media is that...

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Denial is not a solution: Something you owe your customers and your employees

Denial is not a solution: Something you owe your customers and your employeesWhy do so many people procrastinate about making a will? Why is it so hard to get young people to buy health insurance? Because it is one...

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Limited investment capital and planning for trouble

Limited investment capital and planning for troubleSmall businesses often fail to take the time to make business continuity plans. One aspect of a business continuity plan involves developing plans to handle the loss of physical infrastructure and hardware....

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