Steps on How to Secure Customer Data

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When a customer purchases goods or services from you they expect their financial data to be safeguarded from external threats. However, most do not actively consider what kind of security measures you implement in protecting their financial information. Despite this, as soon as they make any kind of transaction they provide you with their credit card information, name, and potentially their home address, telephone number, email address, and maybe even banking and routing numbers. This all depends on the method of payment you accept. Holding onto and protecting this information is a great responsibility on your part. (more…)

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Top Ways to Prevent Ransomware from Impacting your Small Business

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Ransomware is a serious threat to any personal computer. However, if you run a small business the risk jumps infinitely. With a home computer, if ransomware infects the system it can shut the computer down and lock you out. If you run a small business and this happens, it not only may lock you out of your entire business network but it can potentially siphon off confidential documents. This could include financial records of both your company and your customers. (more…)

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Top SharePoint Tips and Tricks for your Small Business

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Microsoft SharePoint is a powerful tool your small business can take advantage of. It is easy to use cloud-service that helps connect you to your office and, more importantly, the files stored within the office network. You can do this whether you’ve logged onto a computer at work or on your phone while traveling. However, SharePoint has several features the average user doesn’t know about. These are small features that can make a world of difference in your productivity and work effectiveness. Instead of going out and signing up for an in-depth Microsoft SharePoint course, here are just a few of the SharePoint tips and tricks you and your business can take advantage of. These tips will help no matter the size of your company or what industry you specialize in. (more…)

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What You Need to Know About Data Protection in Healthcare

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Whenever dealing with a person’s medical records your data protection in healthcare needs to be second to none. This goes beyond the network security measures taken for financial information or other personal info. The loss of medical records through a leak, breach, or any other way can leave patients exposed and completely vulnerable. It also can lead to that patient leveling lawsuits against your practice. Not to mention the temporary loss of your practice’s ability to provide medical services until you correct the security problem. (more…)

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How to Secure Smart Devices to Protect Your Small Business

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You may not think about it, but smart devices are everywhere. The tablet you run your point-of-sale on. The smartphone you check your work email on. These devices are tied into the most critical elements of your business and its security. If you don’t secure smart devices, you run the risk of running into costly security issues down the line.

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