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Cloud Access Security Broker: A Wise Business Investment

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / July 15, 2021

Does your business utilize the services of a cloud access security broker (CASB)? If not, hiring one is likely to be the single best investment in data security you’ll ever make. Cloud services all advertise themselves as secure. However, the reality is that clients share in the responsibility of maintaining security. As just one example, you’re responsible for configuring your account settings and controlling access to files. However,…

Cybersecurity for Your Small Business: Implementing Protocols Without the Paranoia

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / May 24, 2021

Cybersecurity statistics can be alarming, especially statistics that indicate nearly half of all cyberattacks target small businesses. With all the recent data breaches and ransomware attacks in the news, it’s easy to develop a fearful mindset. While cyberattacks are often destructive, they don’t need to be devastating. For example, there are ways to ensure you never have to think about paying a ransom after a ransomware attack. It’s…

How to Prevent a Cyber Attack from Crippling Your Business – From Someone Who Learned the Hard Way

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / August 13, 2013

Earlier this year the website of one of my client companies, www.OnlyHonest.com, was repeatedly hacked by a group claiming to be affiliated with Anonymous and was completely crippled. The site went down for months, we lost thousands of social media followers, and there was even a CNN Money story about the effects of the hacking on our business. We’ve since been able to work with an amazing cyber…

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