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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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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...

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure: What You Need to Know Before Making the Switch

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure: What You Need to Know Before Making the Switch

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, or VDI, is an internet-based hosted desktop service. Currently, over a third of businesses already use some level of a virtual desktop within their organisation, with a further third predicted to make the switch to the infrastructure within the next three years. A Quick Background Typically, in an office environment, there are multiple...

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...

Your Small Business WILL Get Hacked: Why You Should Care and How to Prevent It

Your Small Business WILL Get Hacked: Why You Should Care and How to Prevent It News headlines may highlight data security attacks on large enterprises, but they aren’t the only ones getting hacked. In fact, the National Cyber Security Alliance reports nearly half of all small businesses have suffered a data security breach. When it comes...

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Small Business Security Insights with Joanna Brace of AVG Technologies

Small Business Security Insights with Joanna Brace of AVG Technologies I recently had the opportunity to sit down with AVG Technologies Joanna Brace. Joanna is the VP of Marketing for AVG Business and shared with me some valuable insights to the world of small business security, it's challenges and the many solutions that AVG offers. Specifically,...