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6 Simple Tips to Protect Your Customer Data As cyber-attacks continue to make headlines, hackers are exposing or selling customer data files in record numbers. But just like with any threat, there are actions you can take to minimize risk and ensure your business retains a positive reputation among customers. 1. Stop using the same...
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People happily share their private information online, building robust libraries that can easily become a one-stop goldmine for fraudsters. It’s not exactly the intention everyone has when they sign up, as the whole point of Facebook is to share your life with your friends. It hooks us into a global community and the experience does...
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It’s tempting to hire an in-house IT technician to take care of your network and set them up with a cozy office just down the hall, but is it the right decision for your business? If you’re like most businesses, you’re always on the lookout for ways to save money while improving results. Sometimes this...
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Every employee shares one inescapable flaw that is putting your business at risk. They’re human. 59% of data breaches can be traced back to something an employee did (or didn’t do), which invited a cyber-attack. To lock hackers out, build security awareness and respect into your company culture, so that maintaining digital security becomes as routine...
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“Downtime costs money.” That’s no secret, but it doesn’t quite capture the whole experience…you arrive to work in the morning, grab your coffee knowing you’ve got a hectic day ahead, and are ready to dive in. For some reason your computer can’t access the database and neither can anyone else’s. You restart the server while fielding...
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The words “due diligence” may make you think of a courtroom drama on television. Surely, that’s something only lawyers have to worry about? Not so fast. Due diligence is something your business can be doing, too. Are you covering the basics? Due diligence is about taking care and being cautious in doing business. It extends...
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Updates often come at the worst possible moment. You go to shut down your laptop to rush to a meeting, and you get a “Windows is updating. Do not power off” message. Argh! Or you leave your desktop to go to a meeting and come back to find your computer has restarted in your absence....
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Large companies are at risk to cyberattacks and ransomware problems just like everyone else. However, most of the bigger corporations have structures in place, as well as greater financial power, to survive such an attack relatively unharmed. Yes, a major company may incur public embarrassment or minor data losses, but legal teams and 24-hour cyber-security...
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