Why Your Business Requires Security

The States and Federal Identity Theft and Privacy Protection Laws now require businesses, agencies and organizations of all sizes to protect all personal information they store, and report to all their customers whenever a breach occurs. The financial ramifications after having a data breach can be very substantial to both present and future business. In some many cases a company never does recover from a breach and is forced to close down. Currently, the average cost on a company is $3.7M per incident.

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Feb
01

Security Talk #9 – Privacy Laws

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Sandy Ingrim, CEO of SmallBizPrivacy (www.smallbizprivacy.com):
Sandy discusses some of the more common employee security flaws and what the new privacy protection laws mean. This interview is intended for all business owners and executives who need to understand some basic security principles to create policies and procedures for their company. valid-rss

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Jan
29

IP Theft is on the Rise

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Much has been made on the cost of identity theft on companies, and rightfully so. But what are the costs on a company if their intellectual property (IP) is stolen. In a study performed by Purdue’s Krannert School of Management (funded by McAfee, security software firm) in 2008 the lost or stolen intellectual property cost about $4.6 million per company.

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Jan
10

15 Security Tips for Employees

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Here are 15 time proven security tips that employees can do to protect your company from a data breach and your customers from identity theft. Read More→

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Jan
03

ID Security Tip #2 – Packing a Secure Wallet

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As a business owner, have you ever thought about telling your traveling employees what they should pack in their wallets or purses? Probably not. With identity theft on the rise, an employee who has been victimized will have to use work hours to resolve their issues. In today’s economy you need your employees working on bring in sales and not on their personal problems.

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Jan
01

Protect your business from a data breach – 20 Tips

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The government has imposed many new laws on businesses to protect customers’ personal information. The fines for failing to protect this data can cost a company $50,000 or more for each record stolen. Here are 20 top tips that can reduce a company’s risk.

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