Tips for Protecting Small and Medium Businesses

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Safe browsing

The first step in a holistic approach to data security is to look for ways to keep your own internal gatekeepers on the right page. As part of your company’s ongoing security training and awareness program, right now is the perfect time to remind employees of safe browsing techniques. The reason? Human nature says that work and personal lives are combined in our fast-paced world. People will be doing at least some portion of their online holiday shopping (or, at the very minimum, gift browsing) while they’re at work.

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.

 

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