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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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5 Preventable Human Errors That Leave Your Company Vulnerable to a Cyberattack
By Alexandre François | May 21, 2018

Most cyberattacks stem from internal human error, but companies can protect themselves.

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How Companies Are Detecting Spear Phishing Attacks Using Machine Learning
By Andrew Goldberg | May 18, 2018

As phishing emails become more sophisticated, companies are turning to machine learning.

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5 Scams That Prey on Small Businesses
By Matt D'Angelo | April 11, 2018

Hackers are getting more creative. Learn how your business could be targeted.

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Has Your Company Secured These Overlooked Attack Vectors?
By Kevin Pickhardt | April 05, 2018

Many don't consider these three common security weaknesses.

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The Best VPN and Proxy Services of 2020
By Adam Uzialko | March 27, 2018

Here are the best proxy services, which, like a virtual private network (VPN), allow you to change your IP address to protect your privacy.

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How Crooks Hack Passwords and How You Can Protect Your Business
By David Balaban | January 31, 2018

The use of traditional passwords is a slippery slope for companies these days.

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WePay's John Canfield on Protecting Your Business From Scams
By Chad Brooks | October 18, 2017

WebPay CEO John Canfield says these are the new scams small business should watch for

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5 Ways to Protect Your Business From Common Types of Fraud
By John Canfield | August 28, 2017

5 tips to protect your business when dealing with payments

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The Costs of Mobile Payment Fraud and How to Avoid It
By Eran Feinstein | August 10, 2017

Stay up to date to protect your m-commerce customers

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Is Your Business Ready for a Catastrophic Cloud Failure?
By Daan Pepijn | June 09, 2017

Here are the best practices that help ensure the reliability of your cloud-based systems.

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How Real are the IoT Security Concerns?
By Maria Marinina | May 25, 2017

While there are real consequences for neglecting IoT security, it’s a mistake to feel as though nothing can be done about it. Users, network administrators and developers alike can take steps to make...

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Effective IT Security Is Crucial for Branch and Remote Offices
By Megan Totka | May 22, 2017

At the end of the day, a company's security is really only as strong as its weakest link.

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Endpoint Protection vs. Anti-Malware: What You Need to Know
By Andreas Rivera | April 17, 2017

Learn which cybersecurity solution is best for your business.

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Restaurant Security: A Guide to Getting Your Money's Worth
By business.com editorial staff | February 21, 2017

It's hard to determine the ROI you will get from increasing your restaurant security.

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10 Common Social Engineering Tactics Used by Attackers
By Jason Parms | July 25, 2016

Learn What Social Engineering Is and How to Protect Your Business From Predators

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How to Use Marketing to Regain Public Trust After a Data Breach
By Zachary Evans | July 07, 2016

More companies than ever are the victims of massive data breaches. Do you have a plan to recover if it happens to you?

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How to Integrate Application Security Testing Into the Agile Development Process
By Daan Pepijn | June 02, 2016

Testing and rooting out bugs are integral parts of any successful application development process. But what's the best way to go about it?

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Stay Secure: 5 Key Steps to Taking a Proactive Approach to IT Security
By Daan Pepijn | April 18, 2016

Despite the increasing activity of hackers and the rise of security leaks, many companies underestimate the cost of security threats.

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You've Been Hacked: Now What?
By Sarah Landrum | March 11, 2016

And about a third of chief information officers reported that they saw a 51 to 100 percent increase in cyber attacks in 2015.

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Prepare for the Worst: How to Create a Cyber Security Incident Response Plan
By Jason Parms | January 13, 2016

Effective CSIR Plan is an essential aspect of organizations in data governance strategy to make aware about current security readiness.

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The Security Risks in Social Media: Interview with Joseph Steinberg
By Daan Pepijn | January 05, 2016

Cybersecurity Expert Shares How to Minimize Risks Related to Social Media

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Ironclad Inbox: How to Make Your Email Hack-Proof (For Real)
By Lauren Sirt | December 30, 2015

You might think your email is safe, but you could be in for a rude awakening. Here's how to lock it up, once and for all.

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More Info, More Problems: Privacy and Security Issues in the Age of Big Data
By Jason Parms | December 16, 2015

Organizations are predicting key solutions for big data privacy and security in the cloud.

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Internet of Things: Security, Compliance, Risks and Opportunities
By Daan Pepijn | November 06, 2015

The Internet of Things (IoT) is pushing an information-driven shift to connected devices in the enterprise world at large.