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Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Cybersecurity for Small Businesses

The term BYOD refers to employees using their personal devices for business purposes. This could include editing business documents on a private laptop, connecting to the company network when working remotely, or accessing work emails from smartphones. It’s becoming routine for companies to officially recognize this practice with standardized procedures, but it often occurs under […]

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What small business owners should know about Cybersecurity?

Data security is critically important for all kinds businesses. Regardless of company size and nature of the products and services, company owners have to pay attention to secure their IT infrastructure. Installation of CCTV cameras and sophisticated door locks are not enough when it comes to protecting private business data from hackers and online data […]

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5 Things EVERYONE Needs to Know About Cybersecurity

If you think that cybersecurity is something that only people who work in IT need to understand and think about, it’s time to reconsider your stance. Hackers and cybercriminals are out there in their droves. They want your personal data and ideally your money too. The easiest people for them to target are those who […]

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Assuring Your Customers That Your Website Is Safe and Secure

The Internet may be a much more accepted medium today, but it is still met with some scepticism. And, so it should be! After all, there are a number of fake websites out there that have been designed merely to scam people. Of course, this makes life a little bit more difficult for genuine businesses. […]

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Keep On Top Of Your BYOD Policies

Bring Your Own Devices (BYOD) is part of a larger set of acronyms disrupting the IT chain of command. Akin to BYOT (Bring Your Own Technology) and BYOP (Bring Your Own Phone), BYOD encompasses any policy allowing employees to use personal gadgets to access corporate data. No longer a fad, ZDNET reports nearly three-quarters of […]

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Why Investing in Cybersecurity Preserves Customer Confidence

Customer confidence suffers when a company or brand experiences a cybersecurity breach. These statistics are more than sobering: Corporate retailer Target experienced a 46 percent drop in quarter-to-quarter profitability following a cyber breach that exposed the personal and financial information of millions of its customers. The parent company of the extramarital dating website, Ashley Madison, […]

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For the Lulz: Why Cybersecurity is No Laughing Matter

Internet trolls use their “LULZ” to track how well and often they are able to disrupt other parties’ equilibria. A troll might knowingly post a comment or image that other people find offensive, but that troll will use the tagline “I did it for the Lulz” to off-handedly justify his posting. (For the uninitiated, “Lulz” […]

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