Archive by category Security

Top Three Ways Your Identity Can Be Stolen

Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in America. According to the 2017 Identity Fraud Study by Javelin, there were over 15 million registered cases of user identity theft in the U.S. in 2016, which is 2 million more than in 2015. Moreover, according to industry reports like the Verizon Data Breach Investigations […]

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The Experience: Dell Showcases the Power of Technology at SXSW 2017

Dell made a splash at the 2017 SXSW festival, hosting an interactive 4-day pop-up called “The Experience” which allowed visitors to explore the latest Dell innovations, including virtual reality, security, open source, entrepreneurship, and creativity. Attendees interacted with cutting-edge technology related to music, video, and gaming, and listened to thought-provoking sessions like “How VR Could […]

How to Reduce the Cost of Office Security

You arrive at your office, and there is a space where your computer once stood. You look in cupboards and behind doors in a desperate search for a machine that was the heart of your business. Slowly you start to accept your computer has been stolen, along with all your software, passwords and customer data. […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]