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Friday, June 25, 2021

Reports highlight how fraudsters are using pandemic against consumers, businesses

While the pandemic may have boosted overall ecommerce revenue for most businesses, there is a dark side to so much digital activity. Fraudsters have been using the pandemic against not only individual consumers but against businesses, and three new reports show how. >>

Thursday, June 17, 2021

Study: Ransomware costs higher than dollar amounts

The true cost of ransomware to businesses isn't just about the amount paid to 'release' their files and information back to them. According to one new report, brands dealing with this type of cybercrime can expect a loss of talent, damage to their reputation, and potentially even high ransoms moving forward. >>

Tuesday, June 01, 2021

Brands: How to improve security through network clean up

While all businesses should have a clear view into exactly what devices and even content are running within their network, the simple fact is that many do not. However, one expert believes taking a full inventory of devices like laptops, printers, and even third-party devices with so-called privileged access can beef up security. Here's how. >>

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Expert: How data strategy must inform decision making

Data collection is getting much more focus since the beginning of the pandemic as brands hustle to find new ways to interact with consumers. Now that businesses are re-opening, though, it isn't the time to let up on data strategy; it's time to hone in on the right strategy. Here's how. >>

Friday, May 14, 2021

Top 3 tips for sales teams optimization

More and more pressure is landing on sales teams in the midst of a global pandemic. Pressure to meet client needs, to find new clients, and all with some teams at only half capacity because of departmental cutbacks. Here are three tips to help your sales team optimize work processes to meet client demands. >>

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

How to use RFP tech to better manage sales teams

The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed many sales teams into remote work environment, and while some have flourished there are others that have simply not. From mismanaged Zooms to missed response times and the sheer volume of calls with fewer team members, there challenges have abounded. RFP management tech may be one solution for these teams. >>

Thursday, May 06, 2021

How managed service can save advertisers time and money

Managed services are not new in the digital space, but with the ever-growing amount of advertising and content options more marketers are looking into the benefits. Managed services can offer a wealth of information at a much-reduced cost. Here's how these emerging channels are set to disrupt the online space. >>

Friday, April 30, 2021

Expert: How contact centers are transforming business

Contact centers, those businesses that help digital brands process sensitive customer information including payment and insurance information, have seen a huge uptick in usage since March of 2020. Whether for sales assistance or technical support, many businesses have turned to contact centers to ease their communication issues with customers. But contact centers have brought along a new set of issues. Here's what brands need to know. >>

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Akamai finds fraudsters targeting tax filings

Consumers have another reason to be wary of the upcoming tax deadline in the US: fraudsters. According to new data out from Akamai, there has been a significant increase in the number of phishers and other fraudsters targeting consumers and using tax season to do it. >>

Monday, April 05, 2021

Expert: Steps to take on World Backup Day

Over the past year ransomware, phishing and malware attacks, and other fraudulent practices have skyrocketed as the world's businesses moved to remote working conditions. But even as workers return to offices, there are ways to better protect company data, and even more reason to do so. >>

Monday, March 22, 2021

Study: Marketers relying on data platforms for connection

As more platforms allow consumers to opt out of data collection or simply stop collecting certain types of data, more marketers are in the date when it comes to audience analytics. It's why, according to a new Tealium report, a growing number of marketers and execs say they are 'leaning on' data platforms to connect. >>

Monday, March 15, 2021

Akamai: More time online means more security threats to businesses

New data out from Akamai underscores the threat to businesses as more business, whether work or personal, is pushed into the digital space. According to the new State of the Internet/Security: Adapting to the Unpredictable report when lockdowns forced people to begin working remotely and buying more online there was also a surge in malicious attempts at hacking into business infrastructures. >>

Tuesday, March 02, 2021

Experts predict life in 2025 will be more tech driven

As the world begins to recover from the coronavirus pandemic, some changes instituted to protect citizens from the virus may not go away. That is a key finding from a new Pew Research survey of nearly 1,000 industry, tech, and communications experts. >>

Friday, February 26, 2021

Studies ID risks, impact of remote work

A return to the office is likely in the near future for a number of Americans as the vaccine roll-out continues throughout the States, but that doesn't mean all workers will or want to return to an office full-time. While the current remote or hybrid working environment continues, three new reports highlight the ways remote working situations may be hurting businesses. >>

Tuesday, February 02, 2021

Study: Cybercriminals targeting finance

Digital criminals are skipping the middle man and going straight to financial institutions in their latest escapades. According to new data out from Keeper Security between 2019 and 2020 attacks on financial institutions increased by 20%. >>

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