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In Case of Emergency: Creating Your Business Continuity Plan

You’ve probably thought a bit about cybersecurity risks to your business and how to prevent them: things like training employees to recognize phishing emails and practice good password security, using firewalls and antivirus software to prevent a malware or ransomware attack and keeping your software up to date.But no

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5 Easy, Affordable IoT Solutions for Restaurants

Simple, easy-to-use and affordable Internet of Things (IoT) devices are helping restaurant owners do their jobs better every day. From improving the customer experience to cost savings to compliance monitoring, there’s likely a situation you’ve got that can be enhanced with an intelligent device. And game-changing smart tech can

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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%

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5 Tips to Prepare Your Business for Disasters

If you were caught off guard by COVID-19 or storms, floods, fires, or outages, there are many technology tools that can keep you focused.Companies that embrace technology can use that tech as insurance, working to protect their bottom line by leveraging a variety of tools and changing the way

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How Do I Know My Payment Apps Are Secure?

A variety of payment apps are available that you can use for your business, and you’ll want to know which ones have your utmost security in mind. As a small business owner, protecting yourself and your customers is essential.Surprisingly, your customers aren’t paying as much attention to security as

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Protect Your Small Business From Phishing Emails

Phishing is a type of online scam in which someone sends an email pretending to be someone else. Fraudsters might send messages impersonating your financial institutions to trick you into providing account information so they can steal your money. They might send messages directing you to websites that install