In a world where data breaches and scams are a constant threat, one of your main priorities as a business owner is keeping your sensitive company and employee information safe. As we’ve seen in the recent data breaches of Myspace, LinkedIn and Tumblr, password reuse has allowed hackers to obtain personal data from various sites and accounts by only hacking into one site. Continue reading
You’ve heard the old saying: “Don’t open an email from someone you don’t know.” You know that your employees understand how to spot a phishing scam with illegitimate hyperlinks or suspicious attachments with odd file extensions. But what if they receive an email that appears to come from your financial adviser, your business’ trusted vendor, or even you? Continue reading
Are you looking for leads in all the wrong places?
When trying to attract new customers, your small business may consider purchasing a prospect list from a direct marketing company. Continue reading
If there’s one thing you’ve learned as a small business owner, it’s to expect the unexpected. Rising costs, unforeseen delays and flaky prospects are just a few of the obstacles you’ve managed to overcome with the help of your team. But what would happen if you found out that those fueling your success are actually leading to your demise?
Occupational fraud is a killer. The typical organization loses 5 percent of their revenue to fraud each year, according to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). And small business fraud hits victims disproportionately hard with a median loss standing at a staggering $154,000. Continue reading