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National Preparedness Month: Crisis Communications

Whether it’s a ravaging wildfire, tragic flooding, or even an untimely power outage, having a crisis communications plan is one of the smartest things you can do as a business owner or operator. Don’t wait until the last minute, because having the right safeguards in place can truly make or break you when disaster strikes.
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Facebook scams: the importance of protecting your info

Facebook’s mission is to give users “the power to build community and bring the world closer together.” Unfortunately, the social network has also given scammers the ability to become closer to their targets: Facebook users.
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Your Looming Partnership With AI Technology

We’ve invited big business into our homes, with AI assistant Alexa and other devices, but those convenience tools actually serve two masters – us and their manufacturer’s, returning as much information about how a family functions and what assistance the customers most request.
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Watch out: Tax phishing scams are back

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) and the IRS are warning consumers about the return of tax scam season. However, businesses must be warned as well, considering a scammer might pose as coworker or someone from payroll.
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Hurricane Irma’s aftermath: Opportunistic sales tactics

The morale of the story is this: how you conduct your business in the worst of times dictates how I (and many others) will spend our money in the best of times. Here's what I learned in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.
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Equifax breach: how to protect your personal information

The recent hacking of the credit reporting bureau Equifax, reminds us that now is the time to take a good look at how we’re protecting our personal information. If your personal information is at risk, your business’ information might be at risk too.
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The surprising way you might connect with scammers: LinkedIn

Even if you’re a guard dog about your online social media privacy, there’s one place you might have overlooked.
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Cybersecurity Press Review: A look at recent headlines

Cybersecurity continues to top Homeland Security’s list of threats, and even the Girl Scouts have added a cybersecurity badge to its 2018 collection. Get the latest in cybersercurity news!
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Protect your business from the latest ransomware attacks

Ransomware is the latest internet terror. Use these simple tips to make sure your business doesn't get held hostage.
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