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3 Cybersecurity Practices That Small Businesses Need to Consider Now

By | May 20, 2017 at 2:30 pm

All businesses, regardless of size, are susceptible to a cyberattack. Anyone associated with a company, from executive to customer, can be a potential target. The hacking threat is particularly dangerous to small businesses who may not have the resources to protect against an attack let alone ransomware….

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Security Thought Leader on DocuSign Breach: “Yet Another Wakeup Call”

By | May 17, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Digital signature service company DocuSign announced a security breach last Monday: A database of customer’s emails had been stolen and used in a phishing campaign. But was the latest in a seemingly endless series of data breaches and hacking attempts actually that big a…

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Study: Seriously, Nobody Cares About Cybersecurity Despite the Risks

By | May 16, 2017 at 4:30 pm

With hackers holding Netflix series hostage, ransoming off personal information, and generally mucking up the digital world with DDoS attacks, cybersecurity has never been more important for budding entrepreneurs. Startups in particular are at risk, as their comparatively non-existent resources make them easy targets…

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Everything You Need to Know About the WannaCry Ransomware Attack

By | May 15, 2017 at 11:20 am

Over the weekend, a cyber attack the likes of which the world has never seen held important data, pictures, and information hostage demanding Bitcoin ransom payments from worried users everywhere. While this kind of hack is alarming enough to make any tech enthusiast move…

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DIY Security Tips You Need to Know for Your Home Office

By | May 14, 2017 at 2:30 pm

If you’re running a home-based business, much of your venture’s security lies on your shoulders. For example, childproofing your work area is essential for the protection of your important business data. You’re also in charge of comparing, purchasing, and installing software that can prevent hackers…

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Warren Buffett Shares ‘Number One Problem with Mankind’

By | May 6, 2017 at 5:17 pm

Warren Buffett shared his thoughts at the Berkshire Hathaway’s annual shareholders’ meeting on Saturday when he shared that he sees cyber attacks as a bigger threat to humanity than nuclear weapons. The annual meeting was livestreamed by Yahoo for only the second time in history. “I…

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5 Ways Startups Can Secure Their Business Conversations

By | May 5, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Online security is becoming a serious issue in the business world, especially for startups. Many security measures that businesses put up to try and fend off cyber attacks often fail, leaving them open to variety of problems. These measures fail for a number of reasons,…

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Study: Americans Don’t Know How to Protect Their Online Data

By | May 1, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Technology is a double edged sword. While it allows you to keep in contact with friends, check the weather in an instant, and watch more television series than should ever be allowed, it also opens up startups, corporations, and everyday citizens to cyber attacks…

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5 Ways to Secure Your Email Conversations

By | May 1, 2017 at 9:15 am

As mobility and accessibility increases, so does the emergence of new security threats that seek to steal your most confidential information. Since businesses communicate primarily through email, it’s important to always keep your system updated with the latest security software. You need to be…

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Ethical Hacking Emerges as Unique Career Path in Cybersecurity

By | Apr 27, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Companies, now more than ever, are seeking qualified cybersecurity professionals to keep pace with the growing number of cyberattacks. Today, corporations and organizations across all sectors face millions of attacks each day, which cost more than $1 billion in losses annually. While the biggest…

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5 Things Your Startup Needs to Do After Launching a Website

By | Apr 24, 2017 at 7:00 pm

You’ve launched your website and the startup now has its outfacing presence to the world. According to the annual BrightLocal Consumer Review Survey of 2016, it takes less than ten reviews before the consumers form an opinion regarding a particular brand. If you hope to…

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6 New Cybersecurity Startup Cohorts from MACH37

By | Apr 17, 2017 at 2:20 pm

The cybersecurity industry is rife with aspiring entrepreneurs and budding startups. But as with any industry that has a wealth of potential innovation, it can be difficult to succeed without some help along the way. That’s where MACH37 comes in. The MACH37 Accelerator program seeks…

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7 Ways a VPN Can Help Protect Your Identity

By | Apr 5, 2017 at 8:30 pm

While many people are familiar with a VPN, many choose to not use it on a regular basis. However, with the rise in cyberthreats, it would be good to consider using one in the future as you surf the internet and boost your security….

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Can Businesses Trust Third-Party Tech Vendors Like Cloudflare?

By | Mar 31, 2017 at 9:15 am

Last month, for the umpteenth time in recent memory, a prominent web service was forced to issue a warning to users: change all of your passwords. This time, those potentially affected included anyone unfortunate enough to have used websites serviced by content delivery company Cloudflare….

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How to Train Your Staff on Workplace Cybersecurity

By | Mar 30, 2017 at 12:50 pm

In today’s world, there’s no doubt that cybersecurity is crucial for the sustainability of any business. But are you really doing enough to keep your data safe from the hackers that want to steal? Take note that, when it comes to security, your employees are…

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Tech.Co Top Stories: Mentors, Cybersecurity, and SXSW Startup Night

By | Mar 24, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Spring has sprung! The birds are chirping, the sun is shining, and entrepreneurs around the world are crawling out of their home offices in search of food that isn’t Doritos. And if you were out in the world enjoying some sunshine, you might have missed some…

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Is Your Cybersecurity Team Keeping Up With The Volume of Attacks?

By | Mar 24, 2017 at 2:20 pm

In the words of former Cisco CEO John Chambers, “there are two types of companies: those who have been hacked, and those who don’t yet know they have been hacked.” But if he’s right, why are current security strategies unable to prevent these attacks?…