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8 Things Most Small Businesses Don't Know About Credit Card Payment Processing
By Jennifer Dublino | December 02, 2021

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

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Types of Cyber Risks Businesses Should Be Aware Of
By Kimberlee Leonard | December 01, 2021

Your business could face serious losses and penalties from cyberattacks. We'll explain those risks and what you can do to reduce them.

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The Best Access Control Systems of 2021
By Kiely Kuligowski | November 29, 2021

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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What Is Cyber Extortion?
By Kimberlee Leonard | November 15, 2021

Cyber extortion is when hackers gain access to your computer system, hijack your data or website, and demand a ransom.

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What Is a Cyber Insurance Risk Assessment?
By Kimberlee Leonard | November 15, 2021

To get cyber insurance, you'll need a cyber insurance risk assessment to identify your system's vulnerabilities. Here's how it works.

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How to Effectively Implement Employee Monitoring Software
By Aigerim Berzinya | November 05, 2021

Employee monitoring software, when used in a transparent manner, can help your business. Learn how to implement it properly.

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What Is a Cyber Attack?
By Eduardo Vasconcellos | November 04, 2021

Discover the type of damage a cyber attack can do to any business, and some of the top ways to prevent them.

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Understanding Data Breach vs. Cyber Liability Insurance
By Kimberlee Leonard | November 03, 2021

Both insurance types cover data breach costs, like lost revenue and credit monitoring, but cyber insurance adds more protection.

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Restaurant Security: A Guide to Getting Your Money's Worth
By Sean Peek | October 19, 2021

No matter your budget, increased restaurant security will pay off in the end.

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How to Develop an Access Control Policy
By Erik Sherman | October 11, 2021

Access control policies are an important element of a business's access control system. Learn why you need an access control policy, how to create one, and what it should include.

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How to Protect Your Business From a Data Breach
By Sean Peek | October 06, 2021

Businesses need to take cybersecurity seriously. Here are some ways to make sure you are protecting your business.

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Affordable Access Control Systems for Small Businesses
By Sean Peek | October 06, 2021

Business security systems give you the freedom to install the equipment on your own and monitor your protection from your mobile device.

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Fail Safe vs. Fail Secure
By Erik Sherman | October 06, 2021

Fail-safe and fail-secure locks are critical access control tools that protect your business and the people within. Learn how they work and which system is best for your company.

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Cybersecurity and Risk Management
By Shannon Flynn | September 23, 2021

Cybersecurity risk management helps companies see which steps are the most important for their companies, leading to more effective security strategies.

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VPN and Online Privacy: What You Need to Know Before Connecting
By Stella Morrison | September 23, 2021

Using a VPN connection makes your browsing extremely secure.

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2021 Annual Report: IT Professionals’ Outlook on Cyber Insurance
By business.com editorial staff | September 23, 2021

9 in 10 IT professionals are concerned their companies could experience cyber attacks, but not all have contingency plans in place.

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What Is Ransomware?
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 22, 2021

Hackers use malware to encrypt a business's data or lock them out of the company network. Known as ransomware, this practice has become a big problem for businesses across the globe.

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ISONAS Access Control Systems
By Max Freedman | September 21, 2021

ISONAS earned our pick for the best low-cost access control system. Learn all about its plans and features.

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SimpliSafe Access Control System
By Max Freedman | September 21, 2021

SimpliSafe protects every inch of your property 24/7 with emergency dispatch and instant alerts. Learn more about how much it costs and its features.

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IDenticard Access Control Systems
By Max Freedman | September 21, 2021

IDenticard offers the latest hardware with its PremiSys access control system, and the wide range of customization options means you can create the system you need.

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Identity Access Control Guide
By Jeff Hale | September 21, 2021

Identity and access management systems are important security systems that all businesses should employ to protect their networks, systems and data.

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Workplace Visitor Policy With Free Template
By Jeff Hale | September 21, 2021

Your workplace visitor policy is a necessary document to ensure that your employees, data, and guests are safe and treated with a high degree of professionalism.

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Honeywell Access Control Systems
By Max Freedman | September 21, 2021

Honeywell offers two commercial access control systems. Learn more about its costs and features.

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What Is Role-Based Access Control?
By Patrick Proctor | September 21, 2021

Role-based access control ensures that only necessary personnel can access restricted data within your network.

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What Is Rule-Based Access Control (RBAC)?
By Erik Sherman | September 21, 2021

Rule-based access control is one method of access control that allows certain people to access devices, databases, or other restricted network areas based on preset criteria.

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What is a Visitor Management System?
By Patrick Proctor | September 21, 2021

A visitor management system can improve on-premises security by identifying and tracking visitors as they mover throughout your facilities.

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Vanderbilt Industries Access Control Systems
By Max Freedman | September 21, 2021

Vanderbilt Industries is our best pick for businesses with multiple locations. Learn about all the options it offers.

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How Do RFID Cards Work?
By Patrick Proctor | September 21, 2021

Smart cards are used by nearly all businesses today, including to accept debit and credit cards and to restrict access to certain facilities.

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How to Use Biometric Access Control Systems
By Julie Ritzer Ross | September 21, 2021

For small and midsize businesses, biometric technology has many uses - along with multiple advantages and disadvantages.