What does your company’s network security look like? Is your company safe from cybercriminals, hackers, or digital spies? In today’s world it isn’t enough to ensure your employees don’t publicly discuss private company information. It is incredibly simple these days for your data to become compromised. This is where VPNs come into play.
Starting your own business is exciting. It can also be trying. In the early stages of business, one of the most common mistakes is not buying sufficient business insurance coverage. It’s an easy mistake to make. Money is often tight early on. This can lead to cutting corners wherever you can. However, business insurance is one place where you don’t want to skimp. Having the right business insurance is essential to your success.
Your company's digital presence makes your enterprise susceptible to cyber threats. With that in mind, here are some suggestions for protecting your firm against cybercrime.
In a perfect world, no one would even consider using a spy app. Ideally, everyone would behave themselves online and on social media. If that were the case, people wouldn't feel the need to watch other people's behavior. But if anything, the Internet and social media have made it easier for people to indulge in sneaky, inappropriate behavior. As a result, spy apps come in handy in those situations. That's because they provide a way for people to monitor the online activities of others that they might not trust for some reason.
If you're like many Americans, your life insurance knowledge likely includes the fact that life insurance is a safety net. You understand, in other words, that it helps protect your loved ones from financial hardship if the unthinkable should happen to you. If you're a small-business owner, your life insurance knowledge may even include the understanding that life insurance is especially important for you and your family. But how much do you actually know about life insurance? Seven out of 10 Americans quizzed by the Life Insurance and Market Research Association, or LIMRA, failed a 10-question basic life insurance knowledge test. This lack of understanding may explain why 37.5 million Americans have no life insurance. As a matter of fact, Americans are under-insured in this category by roughly $12 trillion.
Whether you are a small business or a large corporation, identity verification is important. It keeps both you and your customers protected. What's more, it improves your company's efficiency, which will in turn lead to an increase in your profits.
When it comes to choosing a policy for your business's commercial vehicle insurance, be sure to do your research. You never know when you're going to need for your insurance policy to come to the rescue. Therefore, making the right choice is truly important.
If you run a small business you need to start treating your cyber security as a serious issue. On one hand you have increasingly sophisticated criminal hackers. On the other there are tighter laws and industry standards surrounding your need to protect data. Therefore, putting more investment into your defenses is doubly important for you. Here are five tips that almost every small business should practice to improve its cyber security.
Warding off data breaches in your small business will involve spending some of your hard-earned profits. For example, there are some must-have protections you need to implement, including anti-virus software and firewalls. However, there are a number of inexpensive measures you can also take. For example, you can beef up your password policies. And you can purchase software for monitoring employees. These measures will greatly increase your defenses. Let's take a closer look at some further strategies here.
It is not easy maintaining confidentiality around your business ideas. However, it is necessary if you want to retain possession of those ideas. When you're starting a business, it is vital that you keep your sensitive information private.
Every growing business needs support from a comprehensive suite of mostly digital services. These services streamline mundane, non-core processes and free up scarce resources for higher-value efforts, like product development. No matter what your company does, these five essential digital services should probably be on its list.
Financial institutions have always been magnets for criminal activity. So perhaps it isn’t surprising that they have become one of the most high profile targets for cyber criminals. Cyber attacks on financial institutions are on the rise. Therefore, banks and credit unions of all sizes have committed significant resources to combating cyber attacks. However, this often amounts to simply plugging security gaps as they open up.
Whether you are a major department store selling designer goods or a local farmer selling your harvest at a local farmers market, accepting credit cards and processing wireless payments has never been easier. Services such as Apple Pay, Android Pay and Google Wallet ensure that this process doesn’t take longer than a couple of seconds. But how does this technology actually work and is it safe for you and your customers?
The idea of your business being subjected to a tax investigation isn’t pleasant. The truth is, as your business grows and becomes more successful, the more likelihood the government will come around asking for their fair share. No need to panic. Here is a list of things that trigger audits and how to make sure you are prepared.
Security is an increasingly significant concern among business owners, and for good reason. The global cost of cybercrime crossed the $600 billion threshold last year. What's more, it's small businesses that are often the targets. Given the growing number and sophistication of cyberattacks that target small businesses, you might assume the best way to solve the problem is to throw money at it. For example, you might think you should adopt a complicated infrastructure to keep your operations safe. However, even a few simple changes could be enough to improve your security over the long term.
It seems like every other day we see something crazy going on in the news or hear about some type of natural disaster that is threatening large amounts of people. Have you thought about getting a back up generator for your home or your business? If you are a news watcher the chances are you have. Read this article on a few things you want to think about before you decide whether or not to purchase one.
As business owners, we try to do it all. From morning to night, we run around trying to meet every client and check off as many tasks on of our to-do list as possible. When we stop and think about it, most of these things include moving money in and out of our pockets: grabbing a coffee in the morning, paying for lunch, making bank deposits and so on. We often keep cash in our pockets, bank accounts and even in our safe at home.