Security

Invoice fraud

Invoice Fraud: Are You Paying Your Vendor or a Thief

Fraud is everywhere. It seems in challenging times, such as this period of time with Corona, criminal activity only increases, especially with digital crimes. I spoke with Brandon Spear, President of MSTS , which helps companies with B2B credit and accounts receivable management. He shared with us one aspect of fraud, invoice fraud, and what...

data security

The Changing Landscape of Data Security: A Chat with Dell’s VP of Data Security Brett Hansen

According to the Identity Theft Resource Center, the number of data security breaches in 2016 totaled 1,093, a 40% increase from the previous year. That being said, that statistic solely accounts for security breaches that were reported, so the numbers could be a lot worse than the initial estimate assumes. With security threats growing...

How Small Business Can Prevent and Recover from Security Threats

How Small Business Can Prevent and Recover from Security Threats: An Interview with Norman Guadagno

Keeping data secure is a must for every small business. While many small businesses feel that they are safe, or immune, from today’s cyber criminals, they are not. New threats arise every day, and savvy hackers are finding new ways of taking advantage of those who are not protected. Imagine this scenario: you are super...

Business Beware! 6 Common Security Myths You Must Know

Business Beware! 6 Common Security Myths You Must Know No business is immune to security risks, with 41 percent of global executives reporting one or more security incidents during the previous year. Even the smallest security incident can impact a business’s operations, crashing websites, causing significant data loss and leading customer information to fall into the...

5 Security Tips to Keep Your Business Data Safe in the Cloud

5 Security Tips to Keep Your Business Data Safe in the Cloud

5 Security Tips to Keep Your Business Data Safe in the Cloud Cloud adoption has increased in recent years, with 77 percent of businesses surveyed reporting some investment in cloud technologies. Even businesses with a heavy reliance on desktop computers now use at least one cloud-based app, whether it’s a service like Dropbox, Gmail, or a...

6 Easy Ways to Secure Your Business and Find Peace of Mind

6 Easy Ways to Secure Your Business and Find Peace of Mind

6 Easy Ways to Secure Your Business and Find Peace of Mind The average cost of a data breach is on the rise, hitting $3.79 million in 2015, which was an increase of 23 percent over 2013 and 2014. When a business’s customer data is compromised, the financial loss that comes from damaged customer relationships can...

keep devices safe while traveling

3 Effective Ways to Keep Your Devices Safe While on the Road

3 Effective Ways to Keep Your Devices Safe While on the Road Thanks to cloud technology, professionals can connect to their files from anywhere, using a laptop, tablet, or smartphone. Whether they’re spending the morning working at a coffee shop or checking email in an airplane 30,000 feet above the Earth’s surface, the ability to...

social network security

Protecting Your Small Business from Social Network Threats

Protecting Your Small Business from Social Network Threats Try as they might to keep employees off of social media, many businesses have realized it’s an impossibility. Not only are today’s workers constantly compelled to check their own Facebook pages and Twitter feeds, but some businesses need them to log in occasionally to help promote their...