The problem with cybersecurity is that it is often emphasized for the large firms and neglected by small businesses, with a whopping 87 percent of small business owners thinking that their firms are not at any risk of being hacked. The fact is that approximately 50 percent of small businesses are likely to be hacked. […]
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The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) legislation has been around for a little while now since being introduced in the Uk earlier this year. With more businesses implementing new camera systems combined with cloud CCTV storage as a result of the guidelines, we discuss what businesses in the county can do to ensure continued […]
Disruption has left many overturned businesses in its wake over the last two decades. Since 2000, over 52% of Fortune 500 companies have been made bankrupt, acquired or folded, The Telegraph reports. Given its rapid changes, could there be a more disruptive force than technology? Therefore, you might want to tap into a range of […]
Hacking by strangers and workers as well as other fraudulent activity is in every industry so your business whatever it’s size could be in the line of fire so to speak at some stage during it’s lifetime. Being prepared is being forewarned of activity that is a breach so you can take action before it […]
According to a recent study, nearly 71 percent of the business owners polled realized the importance of creating a digital presence. One of the key elements of creating an effective and relatable online presence is having an engaging and informative website. With the right professional help, it will be easy for you to get the […]
For some freelancers and small business owners working from home is the perfect setup. Working in your track pants, and from your sofa appeals to many of us and it offers benefits for the business too, with content workers and cost savings. However there are risks to the business and worker via cyber security flaws […]
The whole business industry is buzzing with news of the new GDPR rules that are set to come into place by the 25th of May 2018. These new rules are set to have a big impact on businesses across all industries – never before has there been a time when businesses have been more motivated […]
Whenever you hear of the term cyber-crime, you probably associate it with big businesses and corporations. After all, why would anyone target your small enterprise? Thinking like this could prove to be damaging and possibly catastrophic. Small businesses are increasingly becoming the victims of cyber-attacks. In fact, Symantec reported that out of all the cyber-attacks […]
“Disaster recovery plan” should be words you’re pretty familiar with saying. Many business owners don’t realize just how much trust they’re putting into the hands of a few members of their business’ IT staff.
Reliance on the technology for business transactions and data maintenance is turning into a curse for small-and-medium sized businesses, as indicated by a research conducted by Hewlett-Packard. According to the research 70% of these businesses had to be shut down within a year due to Data Loss.
Data protection has never been a more pressing issue than now. With many businesses collecting information in CRM databases, commercial and transactional databases, email addresses, etc, it’s important for business owners to understand their responsibilities towards data protection and security.