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 […]

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Small Business is a Big Target For Crime. How To Protect Your Business (Infographic)

Small businesses have become the big target of crime and cyber-theft, with $656,982,032 worth of office equipment stolen annually, according to a report from Bolt Insurance. With limited resources, more relaxed security and smaller staffs than most large companies, small businesses are prime targets to criminals looking to invade, either through the physical back door […]

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Internet Security Madness Lasts Far Longer Than March Madness

Although the NCAA’s “March Madness” is over and a new championship team has reigned supreme, the real winners are business owners, as they are regaining their employees’ full attention back to their jobs. This year’s “Challenger March Madness Report” predicted March Madness coverage could attract more than 2.5 million employees per day, each spending an average of […]


Sorry Hackers! It Turns Out that Employees May Be The Biggest Threat To Your Data

If  you have a large or small business, you might be fearful of cyber crooks hacking through your IT defense. However, a new report (by the Ponemon Institute, sponsored by Trend Micro Inc) states that’s not how data thefts happen. According to “The Human Factor in Data Protection”, over 78% of respondents blamed employee negligence or […]


Small Businesses Accessing Big Data: Will This Create Bigger Successes or Bigger Problems?

Democrats & Republicans can’t agree on anything these days. However, one thing both political parties agree on is that small businesses fuel the America’s economy. The power of small business is not only felt in the United States, but around the world. To continue our slow climb out of “The Great Recession,” small businesses will […]