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How To Create A Social Media Policy For Your Employees

February 2nd, 2014

Acceptable vs. Unacceptable Social Media Behavior

Social media is extremely popular for consumers and businesses alike. A well-structured social media plan can be powerful when successfully launched, but it can also become a disaster if employees aren’t knowledgeable about acceptable and unacceptable social media behavior.

Data Breach Plan: Does Your Business Have A Strategy? Just In Case.

January 31st, 2014

Designing and implementing a comprehensive Data Breach Response Plan is a must during the first quarter of 2014.   What's stopping you from being prepared?
Retailers including Target, Neiman Marcus, and Michaels, experienced data breaches in the beginning of 2014. For many businesses, these massive data breaches served as a wakeup call.

Your Business Needs A Tailored Business Continuity Plan To Comply With Regulatory Requirements.

January 30th, 2014

What would happen to your business if a natural disaster ruined your equipment or your employees couldn’t get to the office? Most businesses would experience a significant loss in revenue and customer confidence

It’s critical to have a business continuity plan in place before a disaster so you can quickly recover.

Malware Increases 26% in the Third Quarter with Android Accounting for 97% of Mobile Threats

January 30th, 2014

According to recent studies, Android smartphone owners must be careful when downloading new applications. A majority of malware is designed to target Google’s Android operating system.

The F-Secure’s Mobile Threat Report found a 26% increase in the the number of mobile malware threats from the previous quarter.

Attention Retailers! You’re A Prime Target For Cyber Criminals.

January 29th, 2014

We Can Help To Protect You and Your Business Reputation.
As a retail organization, large or small, you must protect your sensitive customer data. It’s mandatory for you to do this to comply with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), and to maintain your good standing with customers.

Top 5 Most Reasonable Battery Saving Tips for iPhone 5

January 29th, 2014

There is a collection of tips on the internet for saving your phone battery. Some of them, though, seem unrealistic, such as dimming your screen so low you can barely read it or turning off features you truly need on a regular basis [I.E. putting it in Airplane mode]. What is a better use of your time, fiddling with your settings or recharging your phone?

That being said, here are the top 5 reasonable battery-saving tips that actually work:

Turn off Push Email.

Is Your IT Personnel Cheating On Your Disaster Recovery Tests?

January 29th, 2014

A disaster recovery test evaluates your business continuity and disaster recovery plans to ensure they are functional and efficient in the event of a disaster. It’s critical to test your disaster recovery plan on a regular basis to ensure critical applications and operations continue operating after an interruption of service.

Customer Sues Michaels Store Due To Data Breach

January 28th, 2014

On January 25th, 2014, Michaels, the world’s largest arts-and-crafts retailer, announced that it “recently learned of possible fraudulent activity on some U.S. payment cards that had been used,” suggesting they had experienced a data breach.

Christina Moyer, a customer in Illinois, sued the company for failing to properly safeguard her confidential data.