Protecting Your Business From Ransomware

Cyber criminals know that if your critical business files, like financial records, customer lists or email, are inaccessible, it can wreak havoc on your business. So when they hack your system, they make you pay a ransom to get your data back. This is ransomware. Luckily, there are some

Should I Be Worried About Digital Skimming?

Digital skimming is one of the latest and most insidious cybercrime threats to e-commerce businesses. Cyberattackers steal users’ credit card information as they’re entering it into an online payment form.If you’ve moved more of your business online in the past year and e-commerce with digital payments has become the

Multi tasking mother looking after son and working from home, modern parenting, freelancer, responsibility

Top Tips for Employees To Keep Data Safe When Working From Home

Thanks to the pandemic, millions of Americans who previously commuted to work now work remotely. This has caused employers to adopt new tools for collaboration, including video conferencing software for meetings and cloud-based tools to allow for collaboration on documents.If your company has gone through this transition, it’s important

Mid adult Asian woman reading bank statement, working from home with her business partner, sitting at traditional wooden desk, hand on chin, going through paperwork, doing accounts, book keeping, planning, strategy

Are You Protecting Your Customer’s E-Commerce Data?

E-commerce has had a meteoric rise, especially with fewer options for in-person shopping and dining. Digital Commerce 360 reports that consumer e-commerce spending was up 44% in 2020, with no sign of slowing. Whether you run a restaurant that pivoted to online takeout offerings or a shop that started marketing

How To Secure Your Business’ IoT Devices

Internet of Things (IoT), or smart devices, can be a convenient way to automate or monitor parts of your business—but they can also be a huge security risk.Any device that connects to the internet, like security cameras, payment systems, mobile card readers and smart locks, lights, speakers and thermostats—even

Do Big Security Hacks Affect Small Businesses?

Big hacks and security breaches are always in the news these days, often affecting big high-profile enterprises and government agencies. As you think about the hacks of large businesses, don’t assume the data of your small business is any safer than that of a large enterprise. While the numbers

Best Security Practices To Keep Your E-Commerce Safe

E-commerce offers the opportunity for retailers to expand and reach new customers, but the migration to online retailing has also created opportunities for scammers and hackers.Just like the major malware, spyware and “You won a vacation!” scams making the rotation among consumers today, online retailers can be vulnerable to

Protect Your Business From Telephone Tech Support Scams

It starts innocently enough. Your business phone rings—it’s usually a customer or one of your vendors. But this one sounds different. The person on the other end claims to have the solution to a mysterious problem with your computer.Well, it’s not so innocent. These days, many of these calls

The Future of Biometric Authentication for Small Business Payments

The move to a cashless world has been game-changing for small businesses for convenience and flexibility. But there’s still one giant issue both consumers and vendors face when making or offering newer payment options: security. While transaction numbers are rising, according to the Pew Research Center, at least 38%