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The big small business security challenge: mobile and BYOD

In this recorded webinar the security challenge that mobile devices and BYOD bring to the businesses, notably smaller businesses, is reviewed; then defensive strategies are presented.

National Small Business Week: a cybersecurity survival guide

It’s National Small Business Week in the U.S. and, because properly protecting the digital assets of your small business could be vital to its success, here’s a cybersecurity survival guide.

ESET’s Mark James on addressing business security employee issues

ESET’s Mark James on the issues employees have with business security measures, and how to counter the difficulties without compromising safety.

7 tasks that waste your IT team’s time

IT teams’ time is always limited, and it doesn’t help when other things get in the way. Here’s seven things that waste your IT team’s time.

Personal email and cloud storage pose ‘biggest threat’ to corporate data, report claims

Nearly two-thirds of employees – 63% – use personal email to transfer work files, potentially leaving workplaces exposed to hacks against their accounts – and more than half of employees regularly transfer files by insecure channels.

Small businesses are new target for criminals as attacks double, report warns

The assault by cybercriminals against big businesses continued this year -78% were attacked by outsiders, according to a report by Price Waterhouse Cooper. But small businesses – those with less than 50 employees – are rapidly becoming a target.

Small business cybercrime costs $6,000 a year, says British group

Cybercrime is costing small businesses an average of £4,000 ($6000) a year, according to the British Federation of Small Businesses (FSB). A report by the group found that 41 per cent of the FSB’s membership have been a victim of cybercrime in the past year. The most common threat is virus infections, with 20% of small businesses falling victim – while 8% have been victims of hacking and 5% have suffered security breaches.

Security awareness for the smaller business

People are often the weakest link when it comes to business security lapses. Here’s our guide to providing security training and awareness for your staff.

Securing a small business is good business

Cyber criminals undoubtedly attack big businesses but smaller businesses are vulnerable too and often fail to take basic steps to protect themselves. Here are our top tips to help keep your small business secure.

How to protect your small business

Cyber criminals undoubtedly attack big businesses but smaller businesses are vulnerable too and often fail to take basic steps to protect themselves. Here’s our top tips to help keep your small business secure.

The Cloud for SMBs: 7 tips for safer cloud computing

Ahead of next week’s VMWorld in San Francisco, here are some thoughts on the safe use of cloud computing for smaller businesses, along with a podcast (see the link at end of the post). The Cloud concept, a flexible Virtual Machine (VM) based system that allows rapid expansion and dedicated functionality without hiring new staff,

Cybercrime and the small business: Basic defensive measures

Evidence that criminals are targeting the computer systems of small businesses continues to mount. The Wall Street Journal recently drew attention to the way cybercriminals are sniffing out vulnerable firms. The article highlighted the fact that about 72% of the 855 data breaches world-wide last year that were analyzed in Verizon's Data Breach Investigation Report

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