Cybersecurity

Small Business Cybersecurity: 6 Tips for Keeping Data Secure

If you take a look at hacking incidents covered in the news over the last year or two, you’ll notice that every organization targeted seemed to be large with a balance sheet in the billions of dollars. It’s only logical, therefore, for one to assume that hackers are solely concerned with breaking into the systems of big businesses. Yet, news coverage is a significant distortion … [Read more...]

Potential Reasons Why Cybercriminals Are Targeting Your Small Business

Many small business owners go above and beyond when it comes to protecting their business. It’s not uncommon for small business owners to spend hundreds or thousands of dollars on physical security features, such as security cameras, security tags (RFID tags, ink tags, etc.). and barred doors and windows. However, many small business owners fail to protect themselves from a … [Read more...]

5 Security Features that a Business’s Online Network Needs

If your business uses an online network, security is tremendously important. Whether you have individuals logging in from remote locations or a single, centralized one, without various security safeguards in place, hackers can access your network. They might take that opportunity to crash it, or they could steal sensitive information. When hackers get your client information, … [Read more...]

Why Online Businesses Need the Perfect Hosting Solution

If you are running an online business, it's essential to make sure you have a solid foundation for operations. This means all aspects of the online business from the storefront to hosting need to be in ship-shape. I have noticed a lot of people don’t consider the business hosting requirements from the start. But with time, they realize unoptimized hosting hinders their … [Read more...]

The Importance of Cybersecurity during and after COVID-19

This year, the pandemic has boosted cases of cyber threats, causing great concern for Chief Technology Officers (CTOs) and IT Directors across the world. One reason for this increase is that more people are spending time online, whether working remotely or killing time under lockdown and isolation. On the flip side, the pandemic has given a significant boost in innovation to … [Read more...]

Business Fraud and How to Minimize Your Risk

Businesses can be ruined by fraud and small businesses are usually the target of most scams because they don't have the processes in place to see when they are happening.  In this blog post, we will take a look at some of the ways in which you can fight fraud within your business. Know Your Business Firstly, to secure your business and protect it from fraud you are going to … [Read more...]

7 Areas of Risk that Small Businesses Need to Keep on Top Of

Unlike large, multi-national companies, small enterprises don’t have a large workforce and multi-talented team that can seamlessly execute strategic, marketing and business operations. This sets small businesses up to face very unique challenges. Of course, this doesn’t mean the multi-national companies do not face their own risks, but small businesses are vulnerable to a … [Read more...]

How a Security Audit Can Help Your Small Business

If you think that only large corporations suffer from cyberattacks, think twice. Cybercriminals often prefer the path of least resistance, which makes SMEs the perfect target. Only last year 1.4 m British SMEs fell victim to security incidents. Knowing this, a holistic security approach becomes a must to ensure protection of your business and your customers, and since the … [Read more...]

Why Cyber Essentials is an Absolute Must for Your Online Retail Enterprise

Cybercrime has been hitting the online retail industry hard. In fact, Cybercrime Magazine has listed it as one of the Top 10 most attacked industries for 2019-2022. Although many of the news about breaches in cybersecurity features large retail chains and multi-million-dollar enterprises, that doesn't mean that small and medium businesses are safe. On the contrary, small and … [Read more...]