Identity theft is one of the most rapidly growing crimes in the world. What’s more, identity thieves target not only individuals these days, but also businesses both large and small. When identity thieves target a business, they use information about that business they find on the company’s website and social media accounts and use that information to obtain credit in the company’s name, often causing grave harm. However, there are some concrete steps you can take to protect your business from identity theft. Read on for more.
Cyber-security is important for small businesses, but so is physical security, as small brick-and-mortar businesses remain a target for local crime. Here are a few tips about the physical security of your office to help you make your decisions about this important topic.
Human error is one of the most common catalysts leading to cyber attacks. Employees tend to click on embedded emails, share their passwords and use unsecure networks because they don't understand the dangers. Here is quick article about cyber security that all employers should be teaching their employees
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.
Today we rely on computers more than ever before. Many small businesses do almost everything online and it makes sense. The internet provides the perfect place to buy, sell, update and engage customers, generate leads and promote your brand's awareness. However, as online communication and reliance has grown, so too has cyber crime. Unfortunately for all of us, small organizations are often prime targets for cyber criminals. Statics show that 71% of cyber-attacks happen to businesses with less than 100 employees. Here are a few tips to protect your small business NOW
Sometimes, no matter how hard you work at your business, there are times when seeking the counsel of a bankruptcy attorney might be a good thing to do. If nothing else, just to learn what your options might be and take the pressure off of you. Read this article for Best Lawyer Options to be aware of...
Cloud technology has made it possible for companies to lower their expenses and increase productivity. A lot of businesses, however, still struggle to keep their information and applications secure. Here are 4 ways to keep your business secure in 2017...
When dealing with the purchase of any property or business there are so many different things that can go wrong, that it is common sense to ensure you are protecting your investment properly. However tempting it may be to try and lower your budget, attempting to complete the purchase or sale of a business property without a lawyer is fraught with danger. Read this article to show you the right way to invest.
Fraud against your business can occur no matter how big you are, and there are various strategies fraudsters use for doing this. When fraud happens against your company, your revenue, reputation, and the overall health of your business is often faced with serious danger - that is, unless you take immediate action.
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.
In case you haven't heard, DDoS Computer Attacks are on the rise. If you have network engineering know-how and you are looking to make some serious extra cash, you will want to give some thought to working as a DDos prevention specialist. Demand for these skills, as well as salaries, are on the rise.
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.
Cyberattacks have increased dramatically in recent years. Online businesses need to be aware of the threats and take the necessary precautions to protect their sites. Is Your Online Business Vulnerable to Hackers? Hackers are merciless criminals that...
This post is written for the HMRC but it is equally applicable for the IRS in the U.S. Recently I had a call from an IRS fraudster telling me I owed $5,000 but he could settle it immediately if I paid him $2,500. I called the IRS directly and they said they NEVER call to collect funds. Read this article and do beware of the scammers out there.
The ancient Chinese military strategist Sun Tzu once said, “Know thy self, know thy enemy. A thousand battles, a thousand victories.” Although technologies and battles have changed, these words and their meaning are immortal. The same is true for the ever-evolving cybersecurity challenge. After all, the best way to combat hackers and cybercriminals is to understand your own vulnerabilities. Here are six tips to outmaneuver digital threats and improve your cybersecurity.
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?
Did you know that over four thousand people are killed in work place accidents every year and over three million more are injured? The European Commission has launched a new plan called the Strategic Framework on Health and Safety. The aim of this plan is to create safer workplaces for everyone in the Euro zone. Regardless of the industry, all workers have a right to work in a place where their health and safety are a top priority. If you own a business, it is important to protect employees from accidents, injuries, and work-related illnesses. Workplace safety is the responsibility of everyone. Here are some tips that can enhance the safety of your workplace...