Published: August 9, 2017, 1:26 am
Why a VPN Is Essential for Your Small Business
A virtual private network, or VPN, can have many uses for small businesses. However, before we get too deep into how it can benefit your business, it’s important to understand what it is and how it works.
What Is It and How Does It Work?
First, let’s think of your internet traffic as individual hand-written letters. When you send a letter, you place it in an envelope and send it through the mail to a designated address. Under most conditions your hand-written letter gets delivered to its intended destination.
Now, what (Read more...
Published: June 25, 2017, 2:20 pm
Why Using a Ready-Made e-Commerce Site Is Better Than Building Your Own
There are certainly compelling arguments for building a custom e-commerce site. After all, when you’re finished with building your own site, you’ll have a store that’s configured to your exact requirements.
Your store will have the precise throughput you’ll need to deliver outstanding results for your users. You’ll have an environment in which every aspect of your business is supported. If you do things right, your store will have strong performance and easy integration. You’ll be able to expand your store if and when you need (Read more...
Published: June 21, 2017, 2:50 am
The Vital Importance of Confidentiality for Startups
Starting a business is not an easy task. Neither is it easy to maintain confidentiality over its most sensitive aspects.
An entrepreneur is an individual who is able to convert an idea into a profit-generating business. It can be tough to do this successfully. One of the chief reasons is that other people can so easily steal and use your ideas—if you are unwise enough to disclose the details heedlessly.
For this reason, you will need to take precautions. It is of vital importance to play your cards close to your vest. Below are (Read more...
Published: June 16, 2017, 5:15 am
Tips to Protect Your Business from Litigation
A lawsuit can destroy a company’s credibility and even result in bankruptcy if it is serious enough or expensive enough to fight. As such, it makes sense to protect your business from litigation as much as you possibly can. Here are a few things you can do to keep your business on the right side of the law.
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1. Perform Background Checks on All Employees
While you have control over the way you conduct yourself, it is not possible for you (Read more...
Published: June 12, 2017, 2:04 am
Enlist Your Employees as Foot Soldiers in Your War Against Cyber Crime
Cyber crime continues to be an enormous threat to businesses. The latest figures from Financial Fraud Action UK show that during 2016 online attacks compromised data as well as caused lost data, financial loss and damage to reputations. We hear about the devastating consequences of cyber crime nearly every time we turn on the television or listen to radio. All around us are reminders of the growing need for companies to take better preventative action against cyber crime.
The Fight Against Fraud
Fraudulent activity online is a continual challenge (Read more...
Published: June 8, 2017, 6:34 am
Top Security Tips for Your Website: How to Protect Your Online Business
You’ve got enough to do with running your online business without having to deal with cyber attacks. However, internet threats seem to pop up with greater frequency all the time. How can you protect your online business?
Keeping your website safe is probably be one of your main concerns—or it should be. A website that has little security offers crooks an easy way into your business’s infrastructure. From there, they can wreak all kinds of havoc, from malicious leaks to abuses of personal information. In a word, your customers and (Read more...
Published: March 2, 2017, 12:52 am
Today we rely on computers more than ever before. Many small businesses do almost everything online and it makes sense. The internet provides the perfect place to buy, sell, update and engage customers, generate leads and promote your brand’s awareness. However, as online communication and reliance has grown, so too has cyber crime. Unfortunately for all of us, small organizations are often prime targets for cyber criminals. Statics show that 71% of cyber-attacks happen to businesses with less than 100 employees.
What can you do to protect your small business?
A security breach could cost you thousands (Read more...
Published: February 9, 2017, 5:40 am
Should Your Business Buy or Rent Space?
Many businesses rent their office or shop space and have never even considered the option of buying a building or a work suite. For many, the capital is not available, at least not at first, and so it is not an option. However, if you have been in business a few years and have a strong cash flow or already have the capital, there are some strong benefits for buying real estate. Let’s go over a few things here.
The advantages of buying
The first advantage of buying your property (Read more...
Published: January 25, 2017, 12:45 am
Best Lawyer Options For A Business Bankruptcy
With the economic crisis in full swing, a great number of business and homeowners are being forced to decide whether to restructure their finances by filing for bankruptcy or change their investment patterns.
Bankruptcy attorneys at Chang & Diamond, APC are fully dedicated to providing their clients with accurate and reliable information about bankruptcy, as well as offering professional counsel and top-level legal representation.
Chang & Diamond attorneys provide invaluable insight into the bankruptcy process, as well as reliable legal advice to clients regarding bankruptcy, foreclosure, and workouts. They serve the (Read more...
Published: January 25, 2017, 12:19 am
4 Ways to Keep Your Business Secure in 2017
Cloud technology has made it possible for companies to lower their expenses and increase productivity. A lot of businesses, however, still struggle to keep their information and applications secure. If you’re concerned about your business, follow these four ways to improve its cloud security in 2017.
1. Choose Higher Encryption Standards
Encryption makes it possible for you and your customers to transfer sensitive information without giving access to anyone else. At their cores, all encryption tools use algorithms to make data indecipherable. Some tools, however, work much better than others. You (Read more...