Security

Tips for Keeping Your Commercial Premises Secure

These days, cybersecurity is often front and center in the media, both in the mainstream press and in trade publications. Good cybersecurity, however, starts with good physical security. There’s no point in securing your computers against hackers if an intruder can physically enter your premises and do whatever they want. It’s also important to remember that even in the 21st … [Read more...]

How Small Businesses Can Improve Their Security for Free

Cyber-criminals are constantly hungry for valuable personal data. They can infiltrate databases and steal sensitive information, like customer details, employee records, credit card numbers, corporate secrets, and software codes. This can be damaging for businesses of any size, but for small organizations, in particular, it could be catastrophic. The UK Government’s Cyber … [Read more...]

4 Simple Personal Safety Tips for the At-Home Entrepreneur

Between the years of 2000 and 2017, the largest number of active shooter incidents (42 percent) occurred at places of business according to data provided by the Federal Bureau of Investigations. Of these 105 business-based shootings during this time frame, 65 happened at businesses open to pedestrian traffic and 10 occurred at shopping malls. But what was most shocking to me … [Read more...]

How to Protect Your Business from Money Laundering

Small businesses may feel that they are unlikely to be targeted by criminals of any form for the simple reason that they are small and hence offer small pickings to criminals. While this attitude does have certain logic to it, the truth is that small businesses can be easy pickings and are therefore very attractive targets for financial criminals. What’s even worse is that … [Read more...]

4 Best Practices to Help Protect Your Business from Identity Theft

With more than 500 identities stolen every year, identity theft has become an uncontrollable epidemic, but thankfully there are a number of things you can do to protect yourself. It isn’t just individuals falling victim to these callous crimes either, businesses are also susceptible to identity theft. Whether cybercriminals run up fraudulent credits or get their hands on … [Read more...]

Using Drones to Enhance Business

Drones are amazing gadgets used in the military, for personal use, and they can even be used for helpful business-related tasks as well. Not all drones are created equal though. With many available, it can be hard to find the exact kind you need for your business venture. There are many things you must take into consideration before flying a drone for commercial use including … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

How to Start a Parking Lot Business

With the increasing number of personal vehicles roaming the streets, starting up a parking lot business might seem like a profitable business venture. However, as with every business venture, there are key considerations you need to take into account in order to ensure a successful and affluent future. People are in growing need of a place to park, however finding the right … [Read more...]