Imposter schemes are ever evolving, and last year was no exception — they were the number one scam reported to the FTC, resulting in victims losing nearly $488 million. With such high take rates, the effects of imposter scams are devastating to businesses and consumers alike. Let’s review the top imposter frauds that arose in 2018. Continue reading
What is business credit?
When’s the last time you checked your business credit score? If you’ve never checked it before, you’re not alone – nearly half of small business owners don’t even know they have one.
Like personal credit, business credit is used to determine a business’ borrowing and lending abilities. It’ll be checked when you apply for business loans or when other companies want to ensure you are financially reliable before doing business with you.
Small business owners often make the mistake of assuming business credit is the same as personal credit. But, without understanding the key differences between the two, you could be putting your business’ overall security and reputation at risk. Continue reading
Point-of-sale has received an extraordinary amount of attention over the past few years. A sort of celebrity by default — due to its widely publicized connection to countless data breaches throughout the U.S. Prior to all of this news, point-of-sale was primarily retail-industry vernacular. Continue reading
Now that 2015 has wrapped up…what would the year have to say for itself? And what did it teach us that can help make security in 2016 even better? Continue reading