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If you are a merchant or your company accepts credit or debit cards for payments in any capacity, then you should be adhering to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) to help ensure the security of the financial information you are collecting. The PCI DSS is a specialized set of standards that all companies that process, store, or transmit credit card information are required to follow. Failing to ensure PCI compliance in your company not only places your customers’ data at risk, but your company could face […]

If there is one thing corporations can learn from the recent celebrity photo leaks it is that sensitive data can easily fall into the wrong hands if strict security measures aren’t put in place to protect it. But, as cloud-based computer storage is fast becoming standard operating procedure for many corporations, how can business owners be sure that their data is being adequately protected? Here are five best practices that your company should be implementing in an effort to achieve more effective data security. #1: Know Where Your Data Exists […]

As today’s business landscape becomes ever more mobile-friendly, smartphones and tablets are fast becoming standard operating equipment for most companies. And because these devices are constantly being updated by their manufacturers, companies regularly swap out older models for newer, more relevant devices. The problem with this scenario is that most companies fail to realize that mobile device security is as equally as important as computer data security. After all, these devices are essentially small computers and they store data in much the same way as the company’s computers so they […]

Sometimes it takes something extreme to get people’s attentions. For years, IT experts have been issuing warnings of an impending 512k crisis and now the day of reckoning has finally come. On Tuesday, August 12, 2014, the Internet broke under its own weight. The reason? It finally hit its arbitrary limit of more than 512,000 routes. What Caused the 512k Problem? The root cause for the 512k problem is the fact that many Internet service providers failed to upgrade their routers from Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) to Internet Protocol […]

Over the last few years, cloud computing has evolved to become one of the most technologically important and beneficial storage resources for business and consumers alike. It allows employees to work virtually so they can access company files from anywhere they can acquire an Internet connection; it allows businesses to streamline their operations and develop more eco-friendly strategies, and, cloud-based systems have consistently proven to be more reliable and cost-efficient than in-house infrastructures. But, just because cloud computing has revolutionized the ways businesses work and communicate doesn’t mean that its […]