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small business cyber security

The Cautionary Tale of The DNC’s False Phishing Alarm

The recent DNC “false alarm” is a cautionary tale. While there can be value is performing phishing tests against your organization, they are not without potential pitfalls. Real or simulated, what lessons can your business learn from this example? Phishing tests are designed to help your users decipher good email from bad. While there is […]

Nine Better Ways to Communicate Your Commitment to Data Privacy

In today’s technology-driven society, data breaches are a common concern among online users and companies alike. What’s one way companies can communicate their commitment to data protection to their customers? These answers are provided by Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. 1. Two-Factor Authentication Having people log […]

Microsoft 365 Adds Enhanced Security in a New Update

Many business owners are pretty familiar with Microsoft Office 365, which launched several years ago. It was a corner stone of Microsoft Office shifting from “CD” based software installed on a computer to a cloud computing environment where Microsoft Office tools such as Word and Excel were accessed via a web browser. Launched more recently […]

13 Steps Small Businesses Can Take to Improve Their Cybersecurity

The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. 1. Do an Annual Security Check Work with a security advisor to do an annual check for vulnerabilities to […]