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

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Hacking Comes From Both Insiders and Outsiders
By business.com editorial staff | June 18, 2020

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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How to Beat Malvertising
By business.com editorial staff | June 15, 2020

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 | June 15, 2020

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 | June 10, 2020

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 | June 08, 2020

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 | June 04, 2020

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 | June 03, 2020

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 | May 19, 2020

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 | May 15, 2020

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 | May 04, 2020

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 | May 01, 2020

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 | April 21, 2020

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 | April 14, 2020

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 | April 13, 2020

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 | April 07, 2020

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 | March 31, 2020

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 | March 30, 2020

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 | March 24, 2020

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

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Why and How to Build Cybersecurity Into Your Company Culture
By Rafael Lourenco | March 03, 2020

Data breaches are a growing problem for retailers. Learn how you can build cybersecurity awareness into your business's culture.

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The Best Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) Solutions of 2020
By Brian Nadel | January 23, 2020

EDR solutions can protect your computers, customer data, intellectual property and employee records against malware and other threats. See our full list of the best EDR solutions here.

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What Is Data Loss Prevention?
By Skye Schooley | January 07, 2020

Learn why data loss prevention is important and how you can implement a DLP policy.

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How to Preserve Evidence of Internet Defamation
By Aaron Minc | January 06, 2020

Anyone and everyone is vulnerable to potentially defamatory online statements and attacks.

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What tips do you have for growing the clientele for my mobile app & web development company?
By sohrab sadeghi | 6 Answers | Last Activity on December 26, 2019

I am the founder and CEO of Dastan digital services, a mobile app and web development company. My team helps our clients improve their mobile and web presence using the latest technology. Our company...

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How Will AI Work Against Insurance Fraud?
By Rafael Lourenco | December 23, 2019

Learn how the AI tech that detects e-commerce fraud can combat insurance fraud as well.

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How to Stay Secure While Trading Online
By Sam Bocetta | December 19, 2019

Here's how to keep your nest egg secure.

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How to Encourage Employees to Take Business Security Seriously
By Matt Davey | December 12, 2019

Here are six ways you can help your employees prevent data breaches.

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7 Simple Tips for Protecting Your Brand Against Cyberattacks
By Arjun Kohli | December 12, 2019

Follow these tips to keep your business and your brand safe from cyberattacks.

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3 Ways to Protect Your Small Business From a Data Breach
By Isaac Kohen | December 06, 2019

Cybersecurity should be a top priority for all businesses in 2020.

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3 Tech Challenges and Trends for Small Businesses to Watch in 2020
By Tiffany Bloomer | December 05, 2019

These challenges and trends related to small business IT are only going to continue and evolve in 2020. Here's how to prepare.

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The Four Security Concerns of Web Hosting
By Sam Bocetta | December 02, 2019

You don't have to be a cybersecurity expert to evaluate potential web hosts.