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BizReport | Internet March 19, 2014

Top 4 tips to improve online security

Business' online security isn't about one thing that will protect data and information. It's about continued vigilance. There is no finish line to say, "We made it. We are secure." The question each business has to ask is "Are we... >>

BizReport | Internet March 17, 2014

SMBs: How to know your business is safe online

While there is no way to ensure a business is 100% protected online, there are steps to take that will improve online security. There are basic protections including anti-malware software, updated operating systems, firewalls, and strong passwords. But, security is... >>

BizReport | Internet December 03, 2013

Top 3 tips to improve SMB security

As 2013 draws to a close the time may be right to go through online security to ensure businesses are safe. Just like Santa, when it comes to business security there is a list that should be checked twice.... >>

BizReport | Internet October 09, 2013

Consumers: Top 3 tips to increase your online security

Okay, people be honest. When it comes to online security, many of us think it's all about the password, right? Unfortunately, passwords are only a small part of security in the online space. One online expert offers his advice for... >>

BizReport | Internet October 07, 2013

Top 3 tips for brand security online

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month, and while many brands have tried to increase security for both their employees and their customers, there are still problem areas. No business will ever be 100% secure, but here are some ways to... >>

BizReport | Research archives September 19, 2013

TRUSTe: Most people concerned about online privacy

Never has it been truer that trust is earned. According to new data out from TRUSTe, more consumers are concerned about privacy than they were a year ago; 2 in 3 say they 'have concerns' about how their personal information... >>

BizReport | Internet July 02, 2013

Impermium: Consumers waffling on Internet security

Consumers aren't ignoring the headlines about online security breaches, but they also aren't taking full advantage of security options and protocols. That, according to new data out from Impermium, which finds that most Americans have had virus/malware (56%) or phishing... >>

BizReport | Internet May 14, 2013

Survey: Too many brands are insecure in the online space

Brands may be missing the online security boat. New data out suggests that many brands aren't taking online security seriously, and that could be hindering their ability to engage and retain their consumer base.... >>

BizReport | Internet May 03, 2013

Siber Systems RoboForm increases online security

While we're on the subject of password security, regularly changing passwords and business password planning, there are online forms that can help with this type of security. One, from Siber Systems, is setup to as a kind of master password,... >>

BizReport | Internet May 03, 2013

How to improve your brand's online security

Requiring longer passwords that contain upper and lowercase letters, numbers and symbols can make them nearly impossible to crack, but many employees aren't following this simple rule. And many businesses don't have systems in place to ensure passwords are hard... >>

BizReport | Internet May 03, 2013

How we're failing with password security

When it comes to online security too many people - including people who access websites from work - aren't being careful enough with their passwords. Why does the password system need an overhaul? Read on:... >>

BizReport | Internet March 18, 2013

Website tool to increase security for WordPress users

A new security tool is out from Norse Corp, built on live hacker intelligence and set up to help secure sites built using the WordPress system. WordPress is hosted software which includes some security; the tool from Norse Corp builds... >>

BizReport | Internet February 07, 2013

Negative attitudes to data use breeding tomorrow's invisible consumers

More than two-thirds of Internet users across several countries would choose a "do not track" feature if it was readily available, according to new research from technology analysis firm Ovum. ... >>

BizReport | Internet January 16, 2013

Number of compromised online accounts surprises Google security researcher

When a Google security researcher Elie Bursztein set up a survey to find out how many U.S. Internet users had had an online account compromised he was surprised at how many had been affected. ... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce archives July 23, 2012

Online accounts for 4% of all retail fraud in UK

The recently released Retail Fraud Survey reveals that online retailers in the UK, facing challenging financial times, are unwisely cutting back on fraud prevention spending. ... >>

BizReport | Internet May 23, 2012

Consumer survey reveals increasing comfort with online banking

Consumers are more confident with online banking, reveals a survey by digital and direct agency Rosetta, with over half now preferring to do their banking online. ... >>

BizReport | Law & Regulation April 13, 2012

4 in 10 consumers resigned to online financial security breach

A new survey from mobile security firm Entersekt reveals that more than four out of 10 consumers believe it's only a matter of time before their financial security is breached after conducting online transactions.... >>

BizReport | Internet April 11, 2012

Consumer Reports survey reveals 71% very concerned about data sharing

Consumers are more connected than ever before and sharing more, too, but many remain concerned that the information they share with online companies is being sold or shared with other parties without their permission.... >>

BizReport | Research archives April 10, 2012

Webroot: Sharing passwords as risky as driving without seatbelt

When it comes to keeping your personal information private most Americans (94%) say online threats are as great or moreso than offline risks. That, according to a new report from Webroot, which correlates some online and offline threats.... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce archives March 28, 2012

Inefficient online identity verification measures costing UK retailers billions

New research conducted by Experian has found that inefficient online identity and security measures are forcing online shoppers to use slow and outdated methods of providing identity or, worse still, making them abandon their purchase completely.... >>

BizReport | Research archives March 20, 2012

Study: British consumers worried about online privacy

Attention brands: If you aren't protecting the privacy and personal data of your consumer base, they'll likely leave you for a brand who offers better protection. That, according to new report out from TRUSTe, polling Great Britain's consumer base. Researchers... >>

BizReport | Domain Names March 19, 2012

ICANN dot brand suffix deadline looms

Businesses that intend to apply for a dot brand suffix for their website need to act now if they don't want to miss the boat. However, a recent survey from registry services provider Afilias reveals nearly half of businesses are... >>

BizReport | Internet March 15, 2012

Study: 31% of your website traffic is non-human, potentially malicious

Masses of information passes through the Internet every second of every day but, according to a new study from cloud-based security firm Incapsula, over half of that traffic is not generated by humans. ... >>

BizReport | Social Marketing February 12, 2012

Over half of shoppers wary of sharing credit card info via socnets

Social networks users may be keen to share their photos and keep friends informed of their latest movements but when it comes to sharing their credit card details they're not so keen, according to a new survey from digital marketing... >>

BizReport | Research archives January 24, 2012

Game-based CAPTCHA alternative offers increased security, fun for users

CAPTCHAs have long been used as a means of defense against hackers and bots but the increasing trend of outsourcing the hacking of CAPTCHAs to cheap labor forces could prompt the search for a different method. How about the gamification... >>

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