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In today's day and age security has never been a bigger concern. Make sure your business is safe online and offline.

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How Much Video Surveillance Storage Does My Business Need?
By Nicole Fallon | March 10, 2021

Your business's video surveillance storage requirements will depend on the type of security system you have, as well as how much footage you intend to archive.

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Pros and Cons of Surveillance Cameras at Work
By Nicole Fallon | March 10, 2021

If you're looking to install a video surveillance system in the workplace, consider a few advantages and disadvantages first.

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Connected Medical Device Security
By Adam Uzialko | March 08, 2021

Here's how to protect against cyberattacks on medical devices in the age of healthcare IoT.

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Key Fobs 101: What Small Businesses Need to Know
By Kiely Kuligowski | March 02, 2021

Key fobs are an important part of many access control systems. Here's how they work and how your small business can use them.

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Protection 1
By Kiely Kuligowski | February 19, 2021

Protection 1, a division of ADT, is geared primarily toward home security, but it offers an affordable solution that could be of use to a small business. With an indoor and outdoor wireless security...

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Alibi Security
By Kiely Kuligowski | February 19, 2021

Alibi is a reasonably priced solution that integrates the analog closed-circuit television cameras you already own with high-tech IP cameras.

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Blink
By Kiely Kuligowski | February 19, 2021

Blink is an ultra-affordable, wireless security and monitoring system that is ideal for a very small, budget-conscious business or a home.

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Arlo
By Kiely Kuligowski | February 19, 2021

Arlo's series of security systems don't rely on a video recorder. Instead, you can connect up to 15 of the Arlo cameras to the cloud and then check in via mobile device or computer to livestream up...

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Buying Guide for Keyless Electronic Door Locks
By Kiely Kuligowski | February 19, 2021

Learn about electronic door locks and how to choose the best one for your business.

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Video Surveillance Laws by State
By Sean Peek | February 17, 2021

Video surveillance is often necessary to protect your business, but there are state laws you need to know about.

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How to Find a HIPAA-Compliant CRM
By Max Freedman | February 12, 2021

This guide describes how HIPAA relates to healthcare organizations' use of CRM software, and how these businesses can ensure compliance with the cybersecurity requirements of the law.

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Accepting Credit Cards? PCI Compliance Is a Concern for Small Businesses
By Sue Marquette Poremba | February 04, 2021

PCI compliance is a key part of accepting debit and credit cards from customers. Here's what your business needs to know.

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Cyberattacks on Remote Workers on the Rise: How to Defend Your Business
By Donna Fuscaldo | January 25, 2021

Small businesses are a prime target for hackers, particularly with many employees now working from home.

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Privacy on Social Media Guards Against Identity Theft
By Business News Daily Editor | January 11, 2021

Learn how you can safeguard your social media posts without divulging private information that scammers can use to steal your identity.

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How to Tell if Your Computer Is Infected and How to Fix It
By Andrew Martins | November 17, 2020

Computers infected with viruses or malware pose a risk to your privacy and security. Find out how to fight back.

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18 Ways to Secure Your Devices From Hackers
By Max Freedman | October 13, 2020

Cybersecurity is critical for businesses of all sizes. These 18 tips can help you secure your computers and mobile devices from malicious actors.

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Don't Become the Next Victim of a COVID-19 Scam
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 08, 2020

Fraudsters are using the coronavirus relief efforts to target small businesses. Learn about the new schemes you need to watch out for.

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How to Secure Your Business's Social Media Accounts
By Business News Daily Editor | February 24, 2020

Follow these tips to keep your social media accounts secure from unwelcome hackers.

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How Companies of All Sizes Can Prevent Fraud
By Business News Daily Editor | February 21, 2020

Fraud can impact any business, small or large. Here's what you need to know to protect yours.

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5 Ways to Surf the Web More Securely at Work
By Business News Daily Editor | February 20, 2020

Even if you use the "secure" mode in popular browsers such as Chrome, your data is still exposed. These search engines can help protect your business.

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How GDPR Is Impacting Business and What to Expect in 2020
By Adam Uzialko | February 04, 2020

The GDPR was implemented in May 2018 and has since impacted business in significant ways. Here's a look back on the changes that came with the data privacy law.

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Consumers Want a Federal Data Privacy Law
By Andrew Martins | January 23, 2020

With GDPR in Europe and California's CCPA regulations on the books, a new survey suggests U.S. consumers want a federal consumer data privacy law.

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Americans Feel Vulnerable to Fraud but Fail to Address It
By Andrew Martins | November 18, 2019

Data breaches are common, but more than 30% of Americans don't take preventative steps.

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Eagle Eye Networks
By Kiely Kuligowski | October 30, 2019

Eagle Eye Networks, our best pick overall for video surveillance systems, provides cloud-based surveillance and cybersecurity.

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Many Businesses Fail to Use Data Security Software
By Andrew Martins | October 28, 2019

Loose cybersecurity standards could spell disaster for small businesses.

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Cyberthreats Named the Most Concerning Issue for Businesses
By Andrew Martins | September 30, 2019

In a survey of 1,200 business owners, more than half said they worry about cyber-risks.

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What Is Cyberthreat Intelligence, and Why Do You Need It?
By Andrew Martins | August 30, 2019

Learning about current and developing cyberattacks can help your business defend itself.

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Cybercriminals Use Social Media for Fraud
By Andrew Martins | August 26, 2019

A study says 53% of social media logins are fraudulent and pose risk to online businesses.

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Preventing and Avoiding Network Security Threats and Vulnerabilities
By Business News Daily Editor | August 23, 2019

Preventing these threats is an important aspect of protecting your SMB.