No matter how big your company may be, you have likely heard of big data. The collection and analysis of huge amounts of data has become a popular option for companies in every industry, but some small business owners are still unsure about using it.
Most small businesses operate on limited budgets, and unexpected expenses can derail even the most best laid out business plans. So imagine getting a phone bill for $200,000—when you expected only a small fraction of that!
We’ve all heard about recent data breaches of the cloud in the news. If you’re considering using the cloud for your business, this recent news may be causing you to shy away. There are security solutions for the cloud, and they are effective and easy to use.
It does not matter what your view on the modern technologies in business is; if you are a business owner or in a management position of some kind, you will come into contact with the online world and your company will have at least some sort of a web-presence—perhaps only to the extent of storing data and sharing documents online.
Wearing a helmet was optional in my state during my motorcycling years but I never had the guts to go helmet free. One mishap could have caused an ugly mess for me and for my dependents. So it is with your business and website security.
Password protection has changed dramatically over the years. Before the Internet, you only needed a password or two, unless you belonged to a fraternity or secret society. Today, we need a different obscure password for every account, which can quickly become overwhelming.
Most consumers and businesses understand the risks of credit card fraud, but they doubt such an event will happen to them. Despite carefully choosing who receives their credit card information, monitoring their credit reports, and taking other measures to keep their data safe, conscientious individuals fall victim to thieves and con artists every day.
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