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5 Signs You’re About To Get Hacked — And What You Can Do To Prevent It

Hackers love to go after small businesses. There are many businesses to choose from, and many don’t invest in good IT security. Plus, many business owners and their employees have bad cyber security habits. They do things that increase their risk of a malware attack or a cyber-attack. Here are five bad habits that can lead to a hack and what you can do to reduce your risk.

Tribe Of Mentors: Short Life Advice From The Best In The World

Timothy Ferriss is renowned for The 4-Hour Workweek. It’s been a go-to book for countless entrepreneurs for over the past decade. Ferriss’s Tribe Of Mentors: Short Life Advice From The Best In The World, however, takes things in a new direction.

FOLLOW THIS ONE RULE WHEN SENDING E-MAILS

We all use e-mail, and we all spend too much time reading and responding to these messages (one estimate cited by Inc. suggests the average office worker spends 2 1/2 hours per day reading and responding to e-mails).

SHINY NEW GADGET OF THE MONTH: ThePhotoStick Mobile

Never worry about running out of memory on your smartphone again! It happens to all of us – you’re trying to take a picture or record a video and you get a message saying your phone’s storage is full. You don’t want to buy another new smartphone, so what can you do besides delete old photos?

Don’t Make This Critical Mistake In Your Business

Upward of 41% of companies don’t train their HR staff on data security. This is from a recent survey from GetApp. On top of this, 55% of HR staff don’t see internal data security as an issue.

Who Is Responsible For Your Corporate Culture?

Corporate culture” is the fundamental character or spirit of an organization that influences the loyalty and general behavior of its employees. When you learn how to combine the right corporate culture with the right core values,
your organization will thrive regardless of the challenges it faces.

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.