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Wawa Data Breach Includes Information On 30 Million Customers

Another week, another high-profile data breach. This time, it's a big one.

In December 2019, the convenience store chain Wawa disclosed that they had discovered malware on their point of sale system and that tens of millions of customer records were at risk.

Benefits of Technology Business Reviews

Most small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) don’t possess the resources to run and maintain their IT infrastructure, let alone assess whether it’s still driving value for the company. However, if you want to ensure everything is running smoothly, it’s important to conduct technology business reviews whenever possible.

TOP TIPS FOR SCALING SECURITY FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS

Put a greater emphasis on passwords. As businesses grow and adopt more technologies, such as cloud-based apps and mobile apps, they also have to deal with more passwords. The more passwords employees have to remember, the less likely they are to have strong passwords and the more likely they are to use the same password for everything.

7 Things To Do So You DON’T Get Hacked When Shopping Online

Verify the URL is safe. Many browsers have a little padlock in the URL bar. If the padlock is closed, the URL is safe. If it’s open, you may want to avoid the site.
Verify the URL is accurate. Many scammers register fake websites using misspelled URLs or extra numbers to look like the real deal.

SHINY NEW GADGET OF THE MONTH: M&R Digital Counting Coin Bank

Many of us still keep a coin jar to toss our spare change into. Even with the growing popularity of apps like Apple Pay and Google Pay, coins remain a big part of our lives. Of course, when you’re tossing coins into a jar at the end of the day, you have no idea how much you’ve collected until you count it or take it to a Coinstar.

3 Reasons Why Recessions Are Awesome For Great Companies

It may be jarring to read the words “recession” and “awesome” in the same sentence. Recessions are bad for most people. I will not make light of how horrible recessions are for the vast majority of companies and their employees,

If You Think Your Business Is Too Small To Be Hacked … You’re A Cybercriminal’s #1 Target

Many cybercriminals look at small businesses like blank checks. More often than not, small businesses just don’t put money into their cyber security, and hackers and cybercriminals love those odds. They can target small businesses at random, and they are all but guaranteed to find a business that has no IT security – or the business does have some security but it isn’t set up correctly.

A Smart Approach to Cybersecurity Investment

Cybersecurity is a threat to businesses across industries. Sometimes, organizations invest in security software without realizing the risks that come with it. Here are compelling reasons why identifying threats before buying cybersecurity products is paramount.

Congrats to PalmTech’s Chuck Poole!

Congratulations to Chuck Poole who recently achieved CISSP certification!

Chuck, PalmTech’s CEO, leads efforts to design, implement and manage information security programs to protect client organizations from today’s increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks.

TOP STRATEGIES FOR LEADING YOUR COMPANY THROUGH RAPID CHANGE

Technologies change and businesses change. Sometimes they happen faster than we’d like — and faster than we can adapt. It can be stressful. But there are strategies you can implement with your team in those moments when things start to move at a breakneck pace.