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Riva Richmond is a freelance journalist who has covered technology for more than a decade. She focuses on computer security, privacy, social networking and online business and has written for
The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and other national publications. Previously, Riva was a technology reporter at Dow Jones Newswires and regular contributor to The Journal's "Enterprise" small business column. 28 Recent Stories
It's a battle between carriers and internet companies with important economic implications. And the presidential candidates see it very differently.
September 19, 2012
The tech entrepreneur talks about starting an internet powerhouse and grabbing the mobile opportunity.
September 10, 2012
Tips for preventing data leaks from remote workers' devices.
August 22, 2012
Here's how to fight back when a flood of bogus internet traffic threatens to immobilize your website.
August 2, 2012
An investor in companies such as Flickr and del.icio.us, Dyson shares insights on building a thriving company.
July 27, 2012
Apps & Software
The mobile and social technology trendsetter talks about blazing a path to the top.
July 20, 2012
Consider these tips for keeping your site free of malicious content and protecting your business.
July 12, 2012
Cyber crime and website shutdowns pose a serious threat to many businesses. Here's a guide to buying coverage for digital disasters.
July 5, 2012
Before you throw away your old computers and smartphones, make sure what's inside them won't harm your business -- or anyone else.
June 28, 2012
Password thefts at LinkedIn, eHarmony are a cautionary tale for other companies.
June 18, 2012
Measures you can take to stop proprietary data from leaving with your workers.
June 13, 2012
These apps and services can help you monitor your staff -- and do it legally.
May 31, 2012
A look at the benefits and pitfalls of following your workers' digital footprints.
May 31, 2012
From defending your network to protecting your data, free software can provide comprehensive protection for your company's computer systems.
May 29, 2012
From polishing your reputation to using clean email lists, here are the keys to entering customer inboxes.
May 10, 2012
Move over Dropbox. A host of services are catering to businesses' security needs.
May 3, 2012
How to keep sensitive business information out of the hands of overseas cyberspies.
April 27, 2012
Apps & Software
Here are five tips for stopping cybercrooks and snoops from making off with your mobile data.
April 9, 2012
Here's how to keep your small firm's big digital assets out of the crosshairs of hackers.
March 21, 2012
Technology can make business trips easier, but it can also create new risks you need to address.
March 1, 2012
Consider this advice to identify and avoid 'spear phishing' email -- cons designed specifically to target you and your business.
February 15, 2012
A secure credit-card transaction system can encourage shoppers to make purchases and help ensure that you stay in business.
February 1, 2012
If you aren't equipped to fight a cyber war, you can hire mercenaries who are.
January 17, 2012
By following these tips, small businesses can create a privacy plan that boosts customer trust -- and sales.
January 5, 2012
Here's how you can keep sensitive business information secure when logging online from public networks.
December 22, 2011
A look at security-related banking tools that guard your business from fraud.
December 13, 2011
Your network has been broken into. Now what? Here are six steps to clean up the mess and make sure it doesn't happen again.
December 5, 2011
Building a Website
Smaller companies could see higher costs, and few gains, when a flood of new online domains take effect.
November 3, 2011
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