Tips for Protecting Small and Medium Businesses

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Customer data

By protecting your employees from potentially dangerous Web-based threats, you’re also putting better safeguards around your customers’ data. If a hacker is able to infect an employee’s computer with an unauthorized program, they may now have access to the information you’ve been trying so hard to defend — customers’ names, email addresses, your company’s financial information or credit card numbers and other payment information.

With the holidays almost upon us, it’s time once again for small and midsized businesses (SMBs) to focus on protecting themselves and their customers. The shopping rush has the potential to swamp company websites, and cyber thieves will be waiting for an opportunity to exploit weaknesses in data-rich systems. But by taking a few simple steps up front, Identity Theft 911 says SMBs can keep their customers — and their own networks — safe from holiday-minded hackers.

 

Related Topics : Unisys, Stimulus Package, Security Breaches, Symantec, Electronic Surveillance

 
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