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Big Security Risk for Small Businesses Concerning Employee Social Media

A new Cyber Readiness Institute survey finds that small business owners say employee social media use is a security risk. More than one-in-five employees admit to skirting company cybersecurity policies on a weekly basis. More than 80% of companies allow employees to use personal devices for work, but 46% are not sure or have no...

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Scaling Security to Suit Your Business’ Needs

Businesses still have a lot of work to do in the areas of password and access security, according to the latest research in this year’s Global Password Security Report. While some organizations are increasing their use of important security measures like multifactor authentication (MFA), overall, employees still have poor password hygiene that weakens overall company security. When 80 percent...

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Security Beyond Passwords: Adaptive Multi-Factor Authentication Software Stops Hackers

Research has found that poor passwords cause 80 percent of data breaches. Businesses clearly need a better way to authenticate users accessing their networks than a simple password. Two-factor authentication (2FA) is a good starting place for that. For small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), the one-size-fits-all approach 2FA takes isn't good enough. To adequately protect...

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Shore Up Data Security with These 3 Easy Tips

It’s 2019 and data security is no longer something you can push to the back burner. Small businesses are being targeted more than ever and the consequences are disastrous. According to UPS Capital, Nearly two-thirds of all cyber attacks are being directed at small businesses. Cyber attacks cost small businesses between $84,000 and $148,000. ...

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Small Biz Beware: Cyber Security is More Important than You Think

Small businesses should be afraid, very afraid. Especially if cyber security is a second, third, or fourth thought. Hackers are out there and the do not play fairly. They want your data, your money, and anything else they can get their electronic fingers on. Who’s Being Attacked? While we hear about big business breaches on a...

Simplifying the Digital Security Of Your Business with Head of Cyber Security Alliance

Hackers LOVE small business. They want to steal your data or hold it hostage. Cybersecurity is a major concern for today’s small businesses. But that doesn’t mean that all small businesses have to approach cybersecurity in the same way. Small Business Trends caught up with Michael Kaiser of the National Cyber Security Alliance at Nasdaq MarketSite in New...

Physical Security – Securing Your Business From Old Fashioned Theft and Vandals

For many, cyber breaches are considered to be the big bad wolf. Do a quick Google search for “business security” and you’ll find endless lists of how-to articles that plot out steps for evading hackers and preventing data breeches. And while digital security measures matter for small businesses, physical security threats can just as...

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Improving Efficiency While Keeping Data Safe: 3 Data Security Tips for Small Business

Data security is at the forefront of every business owner’s mind, whether they are a single entrepreneur, a small local business, or a billion dollar enterprise. In the fifth episode of my Dell EMC World video series, I spoke with Brett Hansen, the Vice President of Dell Data Security, who shared advice and best...

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