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Monday, September 07, 2020

Reports: As time spent online increases, so do cyberattacks

Two new reports shed light on the darker underbelly of the online space: fraudsters and cyber criminals. As people have spent more time online, both for ecommerce, social networking, and entertainment these nefarious types have also increase their efforts to defraud both consumers and businesses. Here's what you need to know. >>

Wednesday, September 02, 2020

Study: Data age is here but many aren't prepared

Data continues to be a hot-button issue within many businesses, but as more people go online for everything from grocery shopping to news gathering the amount of data continues to exponentially increase. And, according to new data out from Splunk many businesses simply aren't ready for the sheer volume of numbers coming at them on a daily basis. >>

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

SMBs: How to digitally transform your business to engage consumers

From publishers to apparel brands, there are very few businesses that aren't in the middle of some kind of digital transformation as they try to reach consumers who are no longer going out to restaurants, shopping malls, or businesses. We asked an expert where the focus needs to be for marketers to come out of their digital transformation ahead of the game. >>

Thursday, July 02, 2020

Top tips to get the most from video conferencing

Although many businesses, especially in the retail sector, are opening back up other businesses are continuing with remote workers at least in part. This means a continued interest in and use of tele- and video-conferencing technologies. Here's how businesses and marketers can choose the right video conferencing equipment for their employees. >>

Wednesday, July 01, 2020

Study: Marketers say work-at-home 'as productive' as office work

While it is true that many consumers and businesses want life to return to pre-COVID levels one new report finds that working from home isn't harming many businesses. In fact, according to data out from ringDNA most marketers and sales pros (84%) say their teams are 'as or more productive' when working from home as when they worked from the office. >>

Friday, June 26, 2020

Top 3 tips to decrease downtime costs

With more and more consumers streaming content, shopping online, and generally using mobile and desktops for more online activities, it stands to reason that sooner or later a website will go down. This could send consumers surfing to a new digital destination, costing marketers and brands money. Here how to decrease the costs of downtime. >>

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Study: Downtime costing businesses more

Having a website go down isn't a matter of it, it is a matter of when. The key, according to one new study, if having a plan in place for when a site goes dark and being able to implement that plan so that the business is back up and running quickly. >>

Thursday, June 04, 2020

The three security strategies businesses must update

Through the COVID-19 pandemic more and more businesses have gone to a work-from-home model. Even now, with many pandemic restrictions lifting, businesses are expecting to see more people opting to work from home at least partially. This means merchants and brands must update their security measures so that their business isn't put at risk. Here are three strategies that should be updated. >>

Tuesday, June 02, 2020

Brands: Is it time to rethink passwords?

In May many businesses observed National Password day by sending emails reminding employees and executives to reset passwords. Some may even have rolled out new password requirements - like longer pass phrases. But according to one expert these measures may not be enough to protect brands because most (80%) of hack-related breaches revolve around password credentials. >>

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Studies highlight security issues for brands

Although some restrictions are lifting and more businesses are opening during the COVID-19 pandemic, a majority of businesses say they'll continue supporting the option of employees to work from home. The problem? Many businesses are ready for long-term work-from-home options and this could put their business at risk to hackers, phishers, and other nefarious types. >>

Wednesday, May 06, 2020

Top 5 tips to up your password game

COVID-19 has changed many things on a global scale from how people work to how they stay in touch with friends and family. One thing that hasn't changed? How hard fraudsters work to steal personal, business, and financial information. Here are five ways to improve the security of your personal and business information simply by upgrading passwords. >>

Tuesday, May 05, 2020

How consumers are spending time during social distancing

Over the coming week, as more states begin to slowly re-open for business, many expect time spent online to decrease. But while there may be some pull-back as people go back to work or resume pre-lockdown activities, the new 'normal' of being attached to screens will likely not disappear entirely. Which means brands and marketers need to be prepared to continue serving their shoppers in the digital space. Here is how many have been spending time digitally during lockdown. >>

Monday, April 20, 2020

Reports: How COVID-19 is changing digital space

Brands and consumers continue to grapple with the new-normal that COVID-19 has brought to the globe. From changes in how people are shopping to how brands and marketers are changing marketing strategies, nothing is the same in April 2020 that it was in January 2020. >>

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Most businesses say they are 'set up' for remote work

As the world awaits the go ahead to return to work, school and to re-start hobbies and renew face-to-face lunches and dinners, many businesses say they are now set up and ready for remote work. According to new data out from Adobe and Fortune, 84% of larger businesses and 94% of smaller workplaces say they have the tools to send their employees home to work. >>

Wednesday, April 08, 2020

Expert: 4 IT initiatives to take in wake of pandemic

As more people work from home and as more businesses temporarily shutter their offices because of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is leaving some areas of business unsecured. We asked an expert what brands can do now to increase the security of their business. >>

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