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How SMBs Can Conquer Ransomware

You don’t have to look far past the news headlines to see that ransomware is a big and growing problem today. And companies have a lot to lose — $1 billion per year, to be exact. What is Ransomware and How Does it Affect Small Businesses? Ransomware is a type of malware that is able […]

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Data Breaches: Prevention & Marketing

With serious data breaches affecting a number of retailers in the past few years, you’d think that all business owners would be strengthening their security measures — but that’s not necessarily the case. In 2015, half of global cyberattacks targeted small businesses. Why? Because many small business owners don’t take proper precautions; assuming that criminals […]

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Smart Cybersecurity Dials Down Danger

Gosh. Seems a month doesn’t go by without a new story about hackers breaching some computer system. These stories, paradoxically, can numb people—including small CPA firms—to cybersecurity risks. But that’s unfortunate for a couple reasons. First, security risks continue to grow.  Second, and maybe more actionable, you can take concrete steps to dial down your […]

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Is Your Data Secure When You Rent Cars?

Use a rental car for business or pleasure, and you’ll enjoy the expected conveniences of modern personal transportation: automatic headlamps, power accessories, a navigation system and connectivity. The last feature, though, should never be taken for granted: When you link your mobile device, your information may be stored and read by others long after you […]

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Email Encryption: Is It Time To Upgrade Your Communication? New GoDaddy Offering

WikiLeaks is only one, in a long line of issues that face companies who want to ensure their communication is as secure as possible. Be it hackers, unauthorized employees, and anyone else who should not have your communications, ensuring your communication stays secure is important. GoDaddy recently announced the availability of enhanced security for its […]