Riva Richmond

Riva Richmond

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.

How to Share Documents in the Cloud, Securely
Technology

How to Share Documents in the Cloud, Securely

Move over Dropbox. A host of services are catering to businesses' security needs.
5 Steps for Keeping Digital Data Safe When Traveling to China
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5 Steps for Keeping Digital Data Safe When Traveling to China

How to keep sensitive business information out of the hands of overseas cyberspies.
Before You Download That App, What You Need to Know About Security and Privacy
Technology

Before You Download That App, What You Need to Know About Security and Privacy

Here are five tips for stopping cybercrooks and snoops from making off with your mobile data.
Five Ways You Can Avoid IP Theft
Technology

Five Ways You Can Avoid IP Theft

Here's how to keep your small firm's big digital assets out of the crosshairs of hackers.
Three Low-Cost Ways to Keep Data Safe When Traveling for Business
Growth Strategies

Three Low-Cost Ways to Keep Data Safe When Traveling for Business

Technology can make business trips easier, but it can also create new risks you need to address.
How to Avoid One of the Biggest Email Hacking Threats
Technology

How to Avoid One of the Biggest Email Hacking Threats

Consider this advice to identify and avoid 'spear phishing' email -- cons designed specifically to target you and your business.
How to Safeguard Online Shopping Transactions
Technology

How to Safeguard Online Shopping Transactions

A secure credit-card transaction system can encourage shoppers to make purchases and help ensure that you stay in business.
Why You Should Consider Outsourcing Computer Security
Technology

Why You Should Consider Outsourcing Computer Security

If you aren't equipped to fight a cyber war, you can hire mercenaries who are.
A Seven-Step Guide to Protecting Customer Privacy
Technology

A Seven-Step Guide to Protecting Customer Privacy

By following these tips, small businesses can create a privacy plan that boosts customer trust -- and sales.
Three Tips for Using Public Wi-Fi Safely
Technology

Three Tips for Using Public Wi-Fi Safely

Here's how you can keep sensitive business information secure when logging online from public networks.
What Technologies Banks Should Be Using to Keep Your Money Safe
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What Technologies Banks Should Be Using to Keep Your Money Safe

A look at security-related banking tools that guard your business from fraud.
What to Do If Your Business Gets Hacked
Technology

What to Do If Your Business Gets Hacked

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.
Business Groups Object to Major Domain Name Expansion
Technology

Business Groups Object to Major Domain Name Expansion

Smaller companies could see higher costs, and few gains, when a flood of new online domains take effect.