Security

From antivirus software recommendations to cybersecurity tips, learn how to safeguard your business against potential attacks and scams.

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E-commerce Website Security: 5 Best Practices to Protect Your Online Store
BY Jack Danielson

A secure e-commerce platform is the foundation of a secure online store. Here are five security tips to help you protect your e-commerce site.

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Mobile Site vs. Mobile App: What comes first?
QUESTION | BY Zack Lombardi | 24 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 09/17/20

My film production company specializes in short films and music videos. The majority of consumers access music and watch videos through their mobile phone and tablets now. I think a mobile app is...

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What Is GDPR, and Why Does It Matter for Your Business?
BY Sean Peek

Failure to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation can have serious financial consequences.

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The Best Hard Drive Recovery Services of 2020
BY Joshua Stowers

We researched leading hard drive recovery services and arrived at our best picks based on their customer service, turnaround times and recovery guarantees.

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I'm searching for a company that can help me make a mobile medical application, any suggestions?
QUESTION | BY Anna Berezovska | 13 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 08/25/20

Searching company for making a mobile medical application, any suggestions? The app is designed for Patients and for Healthcare Professionals Technologies: iOS vs Android

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The Best Access Control Systems of 2020
BY Kiely Kuligowski

Which is the best access control system for you? Easily compare several top-rated systems. See up-to-date comparisons and reviews for the top access control systems.

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Foolproofing Your Small Business Website From Failure and Attacks
BY Anand Srinivasan

There's more to foolproofing your website than implementing anti-hacking measures.

Advice
How do I build a real-time app like Uber?
QUESTION | BY Robert McGee | 18 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 08/14/20

Is it really difficult? How much does it cost to make an app like Uber?

Advice
How can I find a good software developing company?
QUESTION | BY Kevin Smith | 10 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 08/03/20

Looking for a company that can make lead management software for our sales team. We are a small business dealing in the health equipment sector.

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M-Commerce Is Booming. So Is M-Commerce Fraud
BY Rafael Lourenco

As mobile commerce continues to boom, so, too, does m-commerce fraud. For businesses, the solution is to create a multilayered defense.

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What Is Website Security? Security Tips to Protect Your Website From Hackers
BY Thanh Pham

Even as new and more effective security features and functions for websites emerge regularly, hackers are also always reinventing themselves to navigate around these security features.

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Hacking Comes From Both Insiders and Outsiders
BY business.com editorial staff

Even if you don't think there is anything worth stealing from your organization, chances are, you are still a prime target for cyberattackers.

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Remote PC Security – Is It Safe?
BY Andrew Martins

Accessing a work computer over the internet is a common way to work from home with little disruption. With entire computer systems in the balance, though, keeping everything secure is paramount.

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How to Beat Malvertising
BY business.com editorial staff

Cybercriminals can strike using your company's digital advertisements.

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Backup Power for Small Businesses: Always Be Prepared
BY business.com editorial staff

It's important to develop a disaster plan for your business that accounts for the scenario of a power failure.

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Is Cloud Document Management Safe?
BY Kiely Kuligowski

Cloud document management is a great option for easy document storage, but users often have concerns about security.

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Is Internet Faxing Safe? How to Send and Receive Faxes Online Safely
BY business.com editorial staff

There's no need to fear a lack of security if your company decides to receive faxes online

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COVID-19's Complicated Impact on E-Commerce: How to Deal With the Fallout and Adapt to the New Normal
BY Rafael Lourenco

The COVID-19 pandemic is changing customer expectations and e-commerce fraud prevention. Here are steps that businesses can take to cope with the ongoing wave of change.

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How to Assess the Cybersecurity Risk of Your Small Business
BY business.com editorial staff

Security risk profiles can help quantify cybersecurity risk.

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Is Your CNP Fraud-Detection System Confused by Consumer Behavior Now? That Could Damage Your Business
BY Rafael Lourenco

The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed how consumers behave. These changes could be causing a spike in good orders mistaken for fraud, creating irreparable damage for businesses.

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The Best Internet Security and Antivirus Software of 2020
BY Andrew Martins

Our experts have reviewed the best small business antivirus software for 2020. See up-to-date comparisons for the top-rated programs.

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6 Things Most Small Businesses Don’t Know About Credit Card Payment Processing
BY business.com editorial staff

There are risks when your business handles sensitive payment data. Here are six things most don't know about credit card processing.

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The Best Cloud Storage and Online Backup Services of 2020
BY Joshua Stowers

Looking for the best cloud backup services? We have easy-to-read, unbiased reviews and feature comparisons of the best cloud backup solutions in the industry.

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Quality Data Only: How to Apply Data Minimization to Your Business
BY business.com editorial staff

Excess data is a vulnerability for your business. Minimize your data to reduce the risk.

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4 Security Tips to Keep Your Business Safe
BY business.com editorial staff

Keep your business secure with these four simple tips.

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Retailers: Avoiding Transaction Risk of Keyed Payments
BY business.com editorial staff

In the majority of transactions, this risk is minor and ephemeral. However, certain transactions come with a greater degree of risk.

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7 Security Practices to Protect Your Business's Sensitive Information
BY business.com editorial staff

Information security can make or break your business.

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7 Ways to Protect Your Online Business During COVID-19
BY Rotem Gal

In the face of COVID-19, it's more important than ever to protect and maintain your online business against changing market conditions as well as malicious threats.

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Your E-Commerce Data Security Checklist for 2020
BY Rafael Lourenco

To protect your business from hackers and data theft – and to keep the customer trust you've worked hard to earn – make sure your company follows these 10 data security best practices.

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How to Block Websites From Employee Use
BY business.com editorial staff

Thinking about blocking inappropriate websites from employees? Here's how.