How to Keep Your IT Systems in the Best Shape to Defend Against Cyber Crime


So, you’ve been able to promote your business, sell your products and keep a team of well-trained and disciplined staff motivated. Everything’s going well for you and your business, right?

The grass may seem pretty green right now, but thanks to the tools that the internet provides, you’re always a step away from catastrophe if you don’t employ the correct protection and safeguard your business’s network.

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Why You Cannot Afford to Cut Corners with IT Security


People who are just starting business tend to make lot of mistakes. Hey, don’t take it personally: it goes for pretty much every business owner on the planet. But, of course, some mistakes are much worse than others.

One of the most common mistakes with business startups can be found in IT security. Many business owners think that they can get away with cutting corners, either for time reasons or to save a bit of money. Big mistake! You have to make sure your business is fully protected.

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5 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your CCTV Camera

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Every business owner knows that having a CCTV camera system is important to securing their business. However, a lot of people simply buy these surveillance systems and install them without paying attention to proper installation or maintenance. It’s no surprise, then, that sometimes all a business owner would get is a dark, grainy footage—a video that’s virtually useless—from his or her CCTV camera. Use the tips below to get the most out of your CCTV camera investment.

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Why Cybersecurity is the Industry of Entrepreneurs’ Dreams

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For 20 years, between 1994 and 2014, the world could enjoy the limitless capabilities of the internet with barely any concern. The convenience of the web, to include online communication and commerce, allowed it to grow into the fundamental resource we know and love. Yet, all this time, barely noticeable to the average internet user, danger has been brewing just below the surface, and within the past couple years, cyber threats have begun to rear their ugly heads.

Fortunately, one small industry has risen to the challenge. Cybersecurity professionals have quietly been competing in an arms race with cyber attackers since the web began, and the general public is just beginning to recognize their full value. In fact, cybersecurity is predicted to become so vital to business and personal web use in the coming years that it may just be the perfect industry for the budding entrepreneur.

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How to Secure Business Premises with Additional Security Lighting

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With rising number of computer hacking incidents all the attention is being paid to computer security of businesses. While there is a definite need for online security you should not forget the security of your buildings as well. It is equally damaging if you lose precious items from inside the building instead of online data. You also need to pay attention to the security of your employees who work in the building. Recent incidents of gun violence in the U.S. has increased the need for heightened physical security in and around the building. One of the easiest way to provide this security is by installing security lights to ensure that there is sufficient lighting in all the areas of the building so that the criminals do not take advantage of the darkness to harm your business. There are some important factors you should keep in mind when thinking about installing the security lighting.

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How can Small Business Owners Protect Their Business with Latest Cameras

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There have been a lot of upgrades in the security camera business over the past decade or so.  Part of that is because advanced cameras were developed for recent wars- and then the capabilities that they possessed were ported to the civilian version as time went on. Owners who wish to install cameras in their business therefore have several directions that they can move in to upgrade.  Here are some of the top current choices:

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Why You Should Consider Using VPN for Accessing Internet

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Internet has become as ubiquitous as electricity these days. Anyone who does not have access to internet stands to lose a great deal in their everyday business. You can get access to customers, vendors and host of other information at your fingertip within seconds. While internet can provide all these great benefits it can also hurt you at the same time if you are not careful. Anyone who has experienced security breach and lost data can vouch for this. The primary reason for this is the public and open nature of internet. Internet was built on open standards, so anyone with a little bit of technical knowhow has the ability to tap into this network and not only watch the data traffic as it flows through it but also gain access to sensitive data such as passwords. That is why anyone who cares about privacy should consider using VPN when accessing internet.

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Is Your E-commerce Site’s Data Security Good Enough?

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E-commerce website is a great way to run your own business and generate lucrative income while working with customers from around the country and maybe even around the globe. However, as a company that operates entirely online, you really need to step up your game when it comes to data security. With so many cyber threats out there for e-commerce businesses, you need to have the right tools in place to protect your information, as well as the information you collect from your customers.

Is your e-commerce site’s data security good enough? Keep reading to find out.

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How Can You Prevent Your Business Website Being Hacked

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Cyber and internet security is now more important than ever. With organisations such as Anonymous continually targeting government websites, it really does seem like nobody is safe. Of course, it’s highly unlikely that your business and its website will be targeted to this extent, it is best to be prepared for the worst case scenario. In order to make sure your website is safe, and in order to see whether it would be able to withstand being ‘hacked’, you can get it tested. But what is this testing and how can it help you? Here, we explain in detail.

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Improve Productivity and Security with Employee Monitoring Software

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For business owners, and particularly small business ones, two of the biggest challenges they have to deal with are employee productivity and business security. Productivity determines how much sales and profit they can get out of their existing resources. While security is a necessity that they cannot live without. Even a single data breach can cost them thousands of dollars in litigation. Unfortunately, many business owns struggle in overcoming both these challenges.

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