Cyberattacks and the vulnerability of the small business

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You cannot go a day without reading about some big-name company or even government agency being hacked and critical data being compromised. What you don’t see in the media is that most of the attacks happen to small firms and that this is where a lot of the cybercrime is occurring. What any business, but especially a small business, needs …

Limited investment capital and planning for trouble

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Small businesses often fail to take the time to make business continuity plans. One aspect of a business continuity plan involves developing plans to handle the loss of physical infrastructure and hardware. Unfortunately, smaller and younger firms often fail to address these issues because they lack the necessary capital to invest in additional or supplemental equipment. Redundant servers, battery back …

Data Protection Laws and PIIs

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Last week we discussed the overall concept of “Data Protection Laws,” which govern the handling and securing of specific data. While these laws are wide-ranging, most of these laws reference Personally Identifiable Information (PII) This “refers to information that can be used to distinguish or trace an individual’s identity, either alone or when combined with other personal or identifying information …