Do you have anti-virus software to protect your business’s data? Maybe you also have firewalls and encryption technology, so you think you can just sit back and let technology protect you from a malicious cyberattack.
Sorry—but you’re wrong.
If your IT security strategy relies solely on installing an anti-virus software with no further checks or training, you are vulnerable to an attack.
This article was originally published on 09/17/2015 and has been updated as a guide for HTTPS in 2018.
Do you know the fastest way to turn a popular website into a ghost town: neglect its security. Bright red warnings and broken pages are a terrible way to greet your website’s visitors and you can’t blame them for giving up on your page.
Instead, it’s better to welcome your guests with a secure and breezy browsing experience. One of the most important ways involves something you may have missed: going from HTTP to HTTPS.
Nearly half of all cyber attacks target small businesses. Most small business owners know that they’re not safe: the majority of them list cybersecurity threats as one of their top concerns.
It’s a scary world out there: especially if you’re in charge of your small business’s IT security. We’re not here to stoke those fears. Television and news do that well enough. So, in this report we’ll borrow stories from the airwaves, both real and fictitious, to provide the context for the following small business IT security best practices. Follow these and fear not.
Security is at the forefront of news, and although companies are making an effort to simplify the typically intense technical and legal fine print of something like the Terms and Conditions, something like cloud security certifications are still fairly hard to follow and are loaded with heavily technical terms. (more…)