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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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How to Choose Payroll Software
By Nicole Fallon | September 21, 2021

Choosing the right payroll software for your small business can streamline operations and ensure your employees get paid correctly and on time.

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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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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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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 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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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.

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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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What Is a Mantrap?
By Jeff Hale | September 21, 2021

Mantraps are expensive to purchase and install, but their costs can be quite minimal compared to the potential damage caused by an unauthorized individual gaining access to your most valuable data.

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Access Control System Guide
By Patrick Proctor | September 21, 2021

Access control is critical to ensuring the security of your network, data and physical locations. Review the security providers and best practices.

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15 Top POS System Features
By Sean Peek | September 20, 2021

Find out which features to look for when you're shopping for a new POS system.

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How Much Does a New POS System Cost?
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 14, 2021

There are more affordable point-of-sale system options available than ever.

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The Benefits of Discretionary Access Control
By Eduardo Vasconcellos | September 13, 2021

Explore how a discretionary access control system can be an easy, versatile and secure way to keep your data safe.

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8 Ways In-Store Tablets Improve the Customer Experience
By Skye Schooley | September 08, 2021

Tablets can maximize your space, improve product displays, gather customer data and more.

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How to Choose a Bar POS System
By Skye Schooley | August 31, 2021

Learn what features to look for when choosing the best bar POS system for your business.

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A Guide to Help You Choose POS Software
By Skye Schooley | August 31, 2021

Choosing the right point-of-sale software is a big deal for your business. You want to make sure your POS software serves your company's needs.

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How Smart Dining Is Changing the Restaurant Industry
By Sean Peek | August 30, 2021

It's not just about automation – smart dining means a better experience for customers.

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Restaurant Receipt Printers: Thermal vs. Impact
By Sean Peek | August 30, 2021

How to decide which type of receipt printer you need and where you should put it.

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Which Business Phone System Is Best for Your Business?
By Jeff Hale | August 30, 2021

Your business phone system determines how convenient it is to communicate with clients and colleagues. Find out how to choose the best for your business.

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How to Choose a POS Cash Register
By Donna Fuscaldo | August 30, 2021

Learn about the differences between a traditional cash register and a POS system.

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12 Reasons Your Restaurant Needs Modern POS Software
By Donna Fuscaldo | August 25, 2021

Learn how a new POS system can help your restaurant manage orders, inventory, staff and a host of other back-office tasks.

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POS Reports Your Retail Business Should Be Using
By Donna Fuscaldo | August 23, 2021

Increase sales and minimize waste at your store with the data already in your POS system.

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Understanding HR Reporting
By Patrick Proctor | August 20, 2021

HR reporting can provide your business with critical insight into your workforce and how it operates.

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How to Accept Credit Card Payments: A Beginner's Guide
By Adam Uzialko | August 13, 2021

You know your business needs to accept credit cards. So how can your business accept them?

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Payment Gateway vs. Payment Processor
By Jennifer Dublino | August 06, 2021

What's the difference between a payment gateway and a payment processor?

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Types of POS Systems
By Max Freedman | July 23, 2021

Here's what you need to know about various types of POS systems.

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Need a Business Phone Number, but Not a Business Phone?
By Max Freedman | July 16, 2021

You already have a cell phone to make calls; you don't need another phone for business. You need a business number to work on your phone.

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How to Print Postcards at Home With Word Processing Software
By Max Freedman | July 13, 2021

You can create your own customized, professional postcards at home.

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CRM Implementation Guide
By Julie Thompson | July 02, 2021

Proper implementation of your business's CRM software is key to maximizing the benefits it offers your sales team.

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What Are the Pros and Cons of VPNs?
By Eduardo Vasconcellos | June 30, 2021

A VPN is a great tool that can help protect any organization's online presence, but it comes with a few drawbacks.