If you run a business, especially one that does not a lot of its transactions online, then you should already know the importance of being able to keep your business’ information safe. After all, there are a lot of malicious hackers out there who do not care who you are; they will take your information and use it to their benefit in any way that they can. As a result, it is necessary for all business owners to take (more…)
Hoaxes have been common throughout history. Whether the hoax surrounds a mysterious monster or a legendary historical event, a good hoax has a sense of charm to it. This is not the case, however, when the hoax revolves around the sensitive topic of computer security. You definitely do not want to prescribe to a hoax that could leave your computer vulnerable.
For those wondering what form such hoaxes will take, here are three examples of well (more…)
Using social media sites to promote yourself professionally or a business you represent is a great way to connect wiht larger audiences without the use of traditional advertising and marketing techniques. However, understanding the potential security risks social media sites pose will also allow you to stay self-aware and make decisions that will not put your own website or business at risk.
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Social media sites are not hosted by you, so they are being hosted by a third-party on another website. Not knowing the (more…)
As a business owner, you may have concerns about the security of your network. This may lead to thoughts of installing a Web browser blocker to prevent employees from downloading nefarious files that can threaten your network. So, is this a good idea?
The fact is that most businesses rely on the Internet in some form. It is short-sighted to think that employees can “get by” without being able to access the Web. Even if the business mostly deals with customers face-to-face, (more…)
Businesses conduct a great deal of commerce online. This can raise quite a number of security concerns. To help businesses that deal with customers via the internet, here are five helpful security tips:
Be sure your WiFi network is secure. Many business owners will forget to password protect their business’ WiFi. In addition to the theft of internet service that can result, the internet connection is at risk for security breaches.
Safeguard and secure all passwords related to the business. Imagine the chaos that can ensure if a business’ banking (more…)