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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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Consider Making These Data-Driven E-Commerce Upgrades Now to Futureproof Your Business
By David Fletcher | October 22, 2020

To keep up with new technology and rising customer expectations, it's critical that businesses upgrade and update the way their online store uses data.

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SPONSORED: Privacy Steps Every Video Conference Meeting Host Should Take
By Nicole Fallon | October 21, 2020

With so many video conferences happening across the business world, it's important to set up your meetings properly to ensure privacy for your company and guests.

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Affordable Smart Security Systems for Small Businesses
By Sean Peek | October 15, 2020

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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The Cost of Cybersecurity and How to Budget for It
By Andrew Rinaldi | October 15, 2020

Cybersecurity is important for businesses small and large. Here's what you need to secure your network and devices, and how much to budget for it.

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Improve Your Website's Security With These 5 Tips
By Chris Christoff | October 01, 2020

There's a misconception that hackers only target big businesses. While it's true that the majority of cyberattacks occur with large-scale companies, 43% of attacks are directed at small businesses. 

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E-commerce Website Security: 5 Best Practices to Protect Your Online Store
By Jack dsons | September 17, 2020

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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What Is GDPR, and Why Does It Matter for Your Business?
By Sean Peek | September 03, 2020

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

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M-Commerce Is Booming. So Is M-Commerce Fraud
By Rafael Lourenco | June 23, 2020

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 | June 19, 2020

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 | 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 Business.com Editorial Staff | 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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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.