Tag Archives: cyber crime

Don’t let BYOD open the door to cyber criminals at your small business

Among the key issues identified by attendees at the recent UC Summit 2015 was the growing need for mobility. Mobile devices, apps and cloud computing enable employees to boost productivity by accessing critical company information wherever they are – working remotely at a customer site, on the road or at home. Employees even can launch … Continue reading Don’t let BYOD open the door to cyber criminals at your small business »

Make cyber security a team effort at your small business

It’s nearly a month now since the Sony hack. While other global events now dominate headlines, the Sony breach should serve as a constant reminder to remain ever vigilant when it comes to protecting your company data. Research suggests that protecting data begins right within your own organization by ensuring that small business employees follow … Continue reading Make cyber security a team effort at your small business »

Don’t let it get personal when setting passwords for your small business data

If there is one list you don’t want your small business to on, it’s the “worst passwords list,” especially in light of recent large-scale security breaches at national retailers like Target and Neiman Marcus.  There’s no question that corporate data is under constant siege from the bad guys who want nothing more than to get … Continue reading Don’t let it get personal when setting passwords for your small business data »

Is your small business website secure from hackers?

A majority of small business owners are not concerned about the security of their websites, but should be. According to a recent survey by Newtek Business Service, The Small Business Authority, 86 percent of independent business owners feel their current website is secure. Also among the 2700 respondents, 41 percent consider their websites the prime … Continue reading Is your small business website secure from hackers? »

Keep malware away from your small business mobile devices

Cyber criminals want your mobile devices.  While the amount of malware targeted at mobile devices is far less than that directed at traditional computing devices, the situation is changing.  Last year in particular saw a marked increase in mobile malware, according to Symantec. In its State of Mobile Security Report 2012, Lookout, a mobile security … Continue reading Keep malware away from your small business mobile devices »