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Security

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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5 Credit Card Security Risks Small Businesses Need to Know About
By Business News Daily Editor | January 31, 2019

If your business accepts credit cards, here are five things to watch for when processing transactions face-to-face.

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Securing Your Business: Employees, Customers and Assets
By Business News Daily Editor | January 30, 2019

Learn how to affordably protect your employees, customers and assets utilizing security technologies and low-cost security practices.

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A Small Business Guide to Computer Encryption
By Andreas Rivera | January 30, 2019

Encryption is a necessary part of file and data protection. Find out how file encryption works, which programs to consider implementing and pitfalls to be aware of.

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5 Tablet Security Threats: Are Your Devices Protected?
By Sue Marquette Poremba | January 23, 2019

From corrupt apps to malware, data loss and theft, tablet users face all types of security risks. Here's how to prevent them.

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5 Dangerous File Sharing Habits You Need to Break Right Now
By Business News Daily Editor | January 21, 2019

Is your business guilty of these file sharing don'ts?

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Is Your Antivirus Software Really Protecting Your Business?
By Business News Daily Editor | January 21, 2019

All businesses need antivirus software, but it's not the only protection they need from cyberattacks.

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Cybersecurity for Freelancers: Protecting Your Clients' Data
By Nicole Fallon | January 18, 2019

As a freelancer, you might not have access to the same corporate network security or backup systems that your clients have. Here's how to keep their sensitive data safe and secure.

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Small Business Data Breach: Mitigating the Damage
By Chad Brooks | January 18, 2019

Once a small business has been the victim of a data breach, what they do next is important.

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How to Create a Strong Password
By Business News Daily Editor | January 18, 2019

Use these five easy tricks to come up with better, stronger passwords.

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4 Security Tips for a Successful BYOD Policy
By Brittney Morgan | January 16, 2019

Looking to implement a "bring your own device" policy in the office? Follow these tips to make sure your information stays secure as you do so.

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5 Cybersecurity and Privacy Predictions for 2019
By Sue Marquette Poremba | December 15, 2018

Privacy, cloud security and a growing cybercriminal underground are among the top concerns for 2019.

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How to Stop Insider Threats
By Sue Marquette Poremba | December 07, 2018

One-quarter of security threats generate from someone within the affected organization, making them hard to defend against.

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The Best Antivirus Software for Business: Our Top Picks
By Pamela S. Stevens | December 04, 2018

Need antivirus software? Based on our research, here are our top picks that suit the needs of small businesses.

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Cybersecurity While Traveling: Tips and Tricks
By Andreas Rivera | August 16, 2018

Your cybersecurity could be at risk when on a business trip, so take the proper precautions when taking your laptop and smartphone on the road.

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What Is Synthetic Identity Fraud?
By Sue Marquette Poremba | August 03, 2018

It's when a criminal combines real information with a false name to perpetrate fraud.

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GDPR Requirements: What Your Small Business Needs to Know
By Adam Uzialko | July 23, 2018

The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect on May 25, 2018. Here's what requirements will affect your business, and how you should prepare.

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11 Free Computer Forensics Training Resources For IT Pros
By Ed Tittel | July 02, 2018

Computer forensics training doesn't have to put a dent in your budget. Find out which companies and organizations offer free forensic training, tutorials and videos.

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14 Security Solutions for Small Business
By Andreas Rivera | June 15, 2018

Ready to take a step toward cybersafety? Here's a collection of tools, services and other solutions to secure your business and prevent cyberattacks.

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Laptop Privacy Filters: What to Look For and Why You Need One
By Brett Nuckles | May 31, 2018

Laptop privacy filters can keep confidential company data safe from wandering eyes. Here’s what you need to know before you buy.

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GDPR Consultants: What Small Businesses Need to Know
By Adam Uzialko | May 25, 2018

If your small business is trying to comply with the GDPR by hiring a consultant, there are a few things you should know first before signing on the dotted line.

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How to Protect Your Customers from Data Breach Identity Theft
By Matt D'Angelo | May 18, 2018

If you have a website, you could be at risk for cybercrimes.

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Get Smart: Avoid Third-Party Data Breaches
By Adam Uzialko | April 03, 2018

In light of all the data breaches coming from third-party services, it's time to take some smart measures to protect your customers' data.

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Cybersecurity Terms Business Owners Should Know
By Andreas Rivera | November 17, 2017

See our list of the many ways your business can be exploited or protected online.

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Insurance Plus Smart Security Practices: A Business's Best Cyber Defense
By Adam Uzialko | November 09, 2017

IT experts discuss the nature of cybersecurity today, what businesses can do to be prepared, and where gaps remain in cybersecurity insurance.

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Antivirus vs. Antimalware: What's the Difference?
By Andreas Rivera | October 16, 2017

Protecting your company's and clients' data starts with understanding the basics of the threats it faces.

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Hacker Attack Hits Businesses Hard: How to Protect Against a DDoS Attack
By Sara Angeles | July 14, 2017

Distributed denial of service attacks are on the rise, and they can wreak havoc with a business' website.

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A Guide to Windows 10 Security Settings
By Sara Angeles | June 14, 2017

Here's how to navigate and set up Windows 10 security settings.

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Have You Been Hacked? How to Recover from a Data Breach
By Sammi Caramela | February 28, 2017

Has your small business suffered from a data breach? Here's how to recover and maintain your reputation with clients and customers.

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4 Free Encryption Services to Secure Your Business Communications
By Adam Uzialko | February 02, 2017

Protect your communications with end-to-end encryption. Not sure how? Check out these free and easy-to-use communications encryption services.

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Essential Steps for Improving Your Small Business Cybersecurity
By Paula Fernandes | June 16, 2016

BYOD, file sharing and remote workers are just a few of the major cybersecurity risks small businesses face today. Here's how to handle those risks and keep your company data safe.