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Common Cybersecurity Mistakes Teams Should Be Warned About

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / April 28, 2022
Cybersecurity mistakes can bring a swift end to the most promising of startups. Customers demand data security. Here's what you need to know.

Countless companies have been targets of thousands of cyberattacks. They have seen it all, from attempts to push websites offline with DDoS to phishing emails. Sadly, cybersecurity mistakes can bring a swift end to the most promising of startups. Customers nowadays demand data security. While many successful attacks happen due to vulnerabilities that might be difficult to control, hackers continue to cash in on human errors. Thus, while…

Business Growth: 12 Tips for Acceleration

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / February 26, 2022
If you're looking to set your business on a fast growth trajectory and outpace your competitors, these 12 tips can accelerate your progress.

Constant growth offers your business resilience and greater sustainability, economies of scale, greater bargaining and buying power, higher market dominance, and diversification. This gets you around common commercial risks. As a result, if you are looking to set your business on a fresh growth trajectory and stand above your competitors, this article discusses some of the easiest yet most effective growth ideas to incorporate into your strategy. 1.…

How To Protect Your Organization Against Ransomware Attacks

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / January 26, 2022
Ransomware works by an infected file or downloaded application locking you out of your data. Here's what you and your employees need to know.

It’s an unfortunate part of living in these times that ransomware attacks are happening every day to every kind of organization. Businesses, government agencies, hospitals, charities, and individuals have all found themselves targets and victims. Protecting your organization against such attacks should be one of your top priorities. As the name would suggest, ransomware helps a criminal block off access to your data. They will not release it…

4 Ways to Protect Your Online Business in 2022

by / ⠀Remote Work Startup Advice / January 17, 2022
Increases in cyber attacks, supply chain issues, and shipping delays are our new normal. Here's how to protect your online business in 2022.

The start of the COVID-19 pandemic launched an interesting and challenging period for businesses of all kinds. While traditional brick-and-mortar businesses faced closures and lockdowns, as well as less foot traffic, online businesses were also affected. As a result, our collective need to protect online assets became self-evident. An increase in cyber attacks, supply chain disruptions, and shipping delays is our new normal. Cyberattacks have plagued online and…

How Automation Can Improve Enterprise System Security

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / August 12, 2021
Robust enterprise system security has become everyone's business. Cyberattacks occur thousands of times every day to businesses of all sizes.

Setting up any form of enterprise system security must begin by acknowledging that cyberattacks of various forms happen thousands of times a day to businesses of all types and sizes. Many cyberattacks have as their objective stealing data for ransom or identity theft purposes. Others attempt to get unsuspecting users to visit unsecured websites and submit their personal information. There are plenty of other scams and schemes that…

Cloud Access Security Broker: A Wise Business Investment

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / July 15, 2021
Hiring a cloud access security broker may seem like overkill to some business owners until the cost is weighed against that of a data breach.

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 for your small business is a must-have, but it's possible to implement strong countermeasures without becoming paranoid.

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…

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