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Small-Business Owners: How to Make the Transition to EMV Cards Quick and Painless

18. September 2015 07:33
Two small businesses that have made the switch to EMV-enabled card readers share some pointers for others businesses that are still in transition. [More]

The Small Business Guide to the EMV / Chip Card Liability Shift

17. September 2015 06:04
The switch to EMV cards is already underway. If you don't have an EMV credit card reader by October 1, 2015, you can be liable when card-present fraud happens. [More]

How to Boost Your Business's Cyber Security When You're Not Big Enough for a Board

10. September 2015 07:40
CEOs are bringing cyber security experts into the boardroom. Small businesses that don't have boards can reap similar benefits by working with IT consultants. [More]

After a Data Breach, More Communication Is Better

27. August 2015 07:37
Ever wonder what you shouldn't do after a data breach? This handy guide outlines three ways to ensure your business loses customers after a breach. [More]

Bleep Bleep, Bloop Bloop. You Just Got Hacked Again.

14. August 2015 06:14
Recent hacks combine malware with social engineering fraud. Detecting these schemes may be difficult, but they usually involve phony invoices from actual vendors. [More]

Lawsuits, Extra Business Expenses, and Frustrated Customers: The Aftermath of a Data Breach

13. August 2015 08:32
There's no hard figure for the cost of a data breach, but MIE's breach illustrates the many hidden expenses, such as lawsuits, call centers, and lost customers. [More]

Hello? It's Me. I'm Hacking You.

12. August 2015 07:21
Hackers may trick unsuspecting employees into giving up sensitive information on phone calls. Making employees aware of this tactic can help reduce risk. [More]

The October 1 Card Reader Update Deadline Nobody's Talking About

10. August 2015 07:31
October 2015 is when chip-enabled credit cards take over. You can be liable for breaches if you don't have a card reader that supports this new tech. [More]

The Small Business Guide to Cyber Liability Insurance

7. August 2015 07:30
Cyber Liability Insurance is a useful part of data breach risk management, but it has its limitations. Preventing breaches from the outset is still the goal. [More]

Yes, You CAN Prevent Data Breaches

3. August 2015 07:48
You don't have to be a tech maven to keep your data protected. Training your employees and regularly changing passwords can fortify your cyber defenses. [More]