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Why Franchisees Are on Cybercriminals' Radar
Franchises

Why Franchisees Are on Cybercriminals' Radar

With big-name corporations making headlines for data breaches, small franchisees may feel like they wouldn't be a target for hackers. This couldn't be further from the truth.
Phil Smith
How to Prepare Your Small Business's Technology for the Holiday Season
Cyber Security

How to Prepare Your Small Business's Technology for the Holiday Season

While business owners always have to expect the unexpected, here are four things you can do to prepare your business technology for the holiday season.
Keith Tanaka
Microsoft Releases Patch to Fix 19-Year-Old Windows Bug
Microsoft

Microsoft Releases Patch to Fix 19-Year-Old Windows Bug

The vulnerability could allow attackers to remotely execute code and take over a user's computer by tricking them into visiting a bad URL.
Benjamin Kabin
Is Your Company's Data Safe in the Cloud? (Infographic)
Cloud computing

Is Your Company's Data Safe in the Cloud? (Infographic)

Despite the risks, more than half of all U.S. businesses are trusting the cloud. Where does yours stack up?
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Google Chairman on NSA Spying: 'We're Going to Break the Internet'
Spying

Google Chairman on NSA Spying: 'We're Going to Break the Internet'

Silicon Valley executives worry the fallout of surveillance revelations could be severe.
JP Mangalindan
Salesforce Warns of Potential Malware Attack
Salesforce

Salesforce Warns of Potential Malware Attack

The cloud-based business software company said a certain type of malicious software that typically targets large financial companies could be taking aim at its customers.
Catherine Clifford
Be Sure to Look Around the Office When Searching for Gaps in Your Data Security
Data Breach

Be Sure to Look Around the Office When Searching for Gaps in Your Data Security

High profile data breaches reported in the media rarely point to the significant threats from employees, either disgruntled or negligent.
Robert Siciliano
The Phishing Expedition You Want to Avoid This Summer
Internet security

The Phishing Expedition You Want to Avoid This Summer

Take these 12 steps to avoid an undesired visitor to your company's information or personal data.
Robert Siciliano
Cyber Safeguard Faces Big Hurdle
Cyber Attacks

Cyber Safeguard Faces Big Hurdle

Two-factor authentication would make online transactions more secure, but there are issues on both the consumer and business sides.
Thorsten Trapp
15 Tips to Prepare for Security Threats Big and Small
Disaster Planning

15 Tips to Prepare for Security Threats Big and Small

Remember the meteor that broke every window in that Siberian city? Nobody can predict everything that might go wrong but some commonsense preparations are a good idea no matter what does.
Robert Siciliano
Many Entrepreneurs Still Up in the Air About the Cloud
Cloud computing

Many Entrepreneurs Still Up in the Air About the Cloud

Securing your data is just one tech problem small businesses can afford to solve in the cloud but largely unfounded security worries keep many companies from taking the leap.
Ben Uretsky
How to Create a Super Strong Password (Infographic)
Infographics

How to Create a Super Strong Password (Infographic)

In the wake of the recent Heartbleed SSL bug revelation, it's more crucial now than ever to update all of your online passwords. Here's how in one easy, neat and tidy infographic.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Ever Want to 'Unsend' an Email? Now You Can.
Email

Ever Want to 'Unsend' an Email? Now You Can.

Pluto Mail lets you 'unsend' messages, edit unopened ones and choose a shelf-life for all your email transactions.
Laura Entis