Computer Security

12 Cybersecurity TED Talks for Small Business Owners

As a business owner, you have to keep tabs on everything from your employees and your finances to your online presence. But how well do you keep track of your cybersecurity? If the answer is “not well,” it’s time to rethink your strategy. Why? The amount of cyber threats that can affect a small business is growing daily, and so should your awareness of how to deal with … [Read more...]

Outsourcing Tasks to Virtual Assistant? Try these Apps Instead

As a small business owner, you wear a lot of different hats. You need to juggle the management of your business, your coworkers, meeting with clients, etc. To avoid negative impact on their work-life balance, many leaders tend to outsource tasks to others, sometimes to virtual assistants. However, with every virtual assistant, you need to spend some time on the onboarding … [Read more...]

How to Keep Your Business Data Safe From Hackers

Hackers are a big issue in business right now, with plenty of companies experiencing data leaks and denial of service attacks. If you want to keep your business data safe, there are certain steps you need to take. Don’t rely on blind luck or not being targeted – your customers deserve better. Use these tips to secure your data as soon as possible. Identify Your Data The first … [Read more...]

5 Low-Cost Ways to Protect Your Small Business from a Cyber Attack

Earlier this year, CNN reported that over 300 million pieces of malware surfaced in 2014. Yes, million. To put it in perspective, that’s approximately 10 new viruses or other potentially damaging actions per second. What’s probably even more astonishing is that most of the viruses and destructive software have been in existence for over a decade, highlighting the point that … [Read more...]

7 Encryption Best Practices To Protect Customer Data

Protecting data isn't an option these days. It's a necessity. If you have a small business, you're responsible for any customer data that's lost or stolen—even if it's through employee negligence. With an increasing number of employees using personal devices at work, the chances of customer data getting lost or stolen are greater than ever. Since personal devices can hold … [Read more...]