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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Top 3 tips to prevent SmartTV hacks

SmartTVs are being adopted at a fast rate, but these televisions and other connected devices can leave consumers - and businesses using connected devices - open to hacks and other nefarious schemes according to experts. Here's how to protect against hacks. >>

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Expert: Why gender parity is key for business

There have been several reports over the past year pointing to the fact that female entrepreneurs don't have the same access to funding and investment dollars that their male counterparts do. There is also a disparity between women at the executive level of many large businesses; one expert explains why, and why it is important to change. >>

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Expert: Less friction needed in authentication

Because passwords are easily compromised, multi-factor authentication (MFA) is critical for strengthening security. But traditional MFA tools use static rules that can't keep up with today's constantly evolving security risks. >>

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Number of self-reported data breaches in the UK rises

Organisations face being fined in less than 1% of data breach cases self-reported to the UK's data protection watchdog, according to new figures. >>

Friday, May 12, 2017

Top 3 IoT trends brands can grab onto now

Small and medium sized businesses are able to react to trends in the digital space much more nimbly than their larger counterparts. But, knowing when trends to grab can still be difficult. Here are three trends one expert says SMBs need to jump on now. >>

Thursday, May 11, 2017

86% of US, UK marketers believe data, data, and more data key to success

It's just a year until the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect, and new research from BlueVenn suggests that many marketers will need to change their attitude towards customer data collection. >>

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Study: Brands want more data collection now

In a year the General Data Protection Regulation will go into effect in the EU; the GDPR is geared toward unifying data protection for people within the EU. And as the deadline approaches, more businesses believe they need to collect as much information as possible ahead of it. >>

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Study finds a premature scaling a startup killer

The balance between a startup growing quickly enough to be profitable, and yet not so fast that it scales too quickly, is a balance that is taking it's toll on startups. In fact, according to one report up to 74% of startups are failing because they don't strike the right balance between profitability and scale. >>

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Expert: What the data privacy repeal means for people, brands

Just a month ago, Congress voted to repeal a law protecting the privacy of digital customer data, making it possible, in effect, for brands to sell their shoppers' data to other businesses. We asked Greg Portell what this means to both consumers and businesses. >>

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Expert: What the Google Docs/Phishing scandal revealed to brands

Last week, news broke that phishers could use Google Docs to obtain consumers' personal information - and that news has a lot of consumers avoiding the shared documents and with good reason. We checked in in Ivanti's CSO about the problem. >>

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Despite potential risks, AI can help brands

While there are risks associated with the use of artificial intelligence in business, the benefits continue to outweigh them. Especially, as one expert notes, for brands who take the time to mitigate those risks. >>

Monday, May 08, 2017

Expert: What the new SMB cybersecurity bill means

The small business cybersecurity bill ---- recently passed the senate committee. This new cybersecurity bill increases resources to help small businesses protect themselves from data breaches and cyber attacks. What can SMBs expect from it? >>

Friday, May 05, 2017

Expert: The dark side of AI for brands

Artificial Intelligence has been touted as a great opportunity for marketers to better reach and engage with consumers. But, according to one expert, there is a darker side to AI, and that side could harm the brands hoping for help. >>

Thursday, May 04, 2017

Expert: Fall maintenance preps for Black Friday

While the summer months should be used to look into ways a website is not ready for the rush of holiday shoppers, the autumn months are a time to make a few last minute tweaks to prep for the big rush. One expert explains how to use the fall months to prep for the holiday rush >>

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Data breach investigations report shows 50% rise in ransomware attacks

Ransomware, cyberespionage and pretexting are on the increase, according to Verizon's latest Data Breach Investigations Report, with small businesses the most-targeted. >>

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