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How Does Net Neutrality Affect Cyber Security?

By | March 29th, 2018|Categories: Cyber Security|Tags: |

It's been over a month since the Federal Communications Commission repealed an Obama-era protection in the technology industry: Net neutrality. Along with the end to net neutrality came a termination of security and data privacy rules. Critics were immensely concerned with the effects this repeal would have on cyber security, but is that concern still there? [...]

How to “Cyber Spy” On Your Local Competition

By | March 19th, 2018|Categories: Cyber Security|

You started your own business with the obvious intent to make it grow. But there really is nothing new under the sun, meaning that most people who start their own business will face some local competition for the same client base. Knowing what your competitors are up to is a great way to gain more customers, [...]

Top Ways to Secure Your Data in 2018

By | January 25th, 2018|Categories: Cyber Security|Tags: |

Any time a New Year rolls around, it's a good time to reevaluate the way you have been running your business. Chances are you already do it. You look to see what made you the most money and what cost a bit too much. This year, as you are looking at your operations, don't forget to [...]

Security Tips for Taking Online Payments

By | December 27th, 2017|Categories: Cyber Security|Tags: |

This holiday season, you may experience the best sales of the year. People are shopping for unique gifts to bestow upon their loved ones and you might have exactly what they are looking for. You may be feeling a bit giddy at the thought of all the business you are about to bring in, but don't [...]

2018 Cyber Security Trends to Be Aware Of

By | December 6th, 2017|Categories: Cyber Security|Tags: , |

Our world is connected in ways in which it has never been. With the click of a mouse or the tap of a finger, you can speak or meet with people from different cities and even different countries. For small business owners, this has contributed to success. For people from any walk of life, it means [...]

Is Cyber Liability Insurance Worth It?

By | November 22nd, 2017|Categories: Cyber Security|Tags: |

A report was released earlier in 2017 that said of businesses that are breached due to cyber attacks, more than three-quarters employ under 100 people. Once a customer's record is compromised, it costs an average of $141 to notify, settle and otherwise handle the breach. Consider that this is a per customer cost, not a per [...]

Why Your IT Department Should NOT Be Your Cybersecurity Solution

By | November 2nd, 2017|Categories: Cyber Security|Tags: |

In the burgeoning days of technology, an efficient IT department was often enough to thwart cyber security issues. Today, an IT department simply isn't enough. An IT department and a Cybersecurity department should be thought of as two separate entities. Depend on Your IT Department for Daily Operations When you have an IT department, or even [...]

7 Cost-Effective Cyber Security Tips for Small Businesses

By | October 30th, 2017|Categories: Cyber Security|Tags: |

As a small business owner, you have a lot to worry about. Profits are slim (if they exist at all), paperwork has to be filed for employees, vendors are a hassle, clients are ever-demanding… the list goes on and on. The last thing you want to worry about is a cyber attack. And for many small [...]

You May Be At a Greater Risk for Hacking Than You Thought

By | October 10th, 2017|Categories: Cyber Security|Tags: |

You own a small company, perhaps barely making enough to cover expenses. No hacker would be interested in you. Are you willing to take the risk that what you think is true? It's not a good idea. According to a CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business survey, small business owners aren't doing enough when it comes to cyber security. [...]

Why There’s No Perfect Solution for Cybersecurity

By | September 21st, 2017|Categories: Cyber Security|Tags: |

Across the globe, and in only the last couple of years, it has been reported that companies have spent more than $150 billion on information security. A fun analogy has been made: If the cost of what has been spent was transformed into a silver bullet, it would weigh just over 300 tons, given the current [...]