5 Things Small Business Need to Know About Compliance

Raise your hand if your small business is controlled by various common data privacy regulations (HIPAA, PCI, SEC, etc.). There might be some giant smiles on faces of those not raising their hands—a sense of relief for having avoided the extra discipline and effort that compliance requires. Our advice to that relieved group: the best … read more

How Does the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Affect You?

Data compliance is the certification or confirmation that you meet the requirements of accepted practices, legislation, prescribed rules and regulations, specified standards, or the terms of a contract. In other words, you are taking reasonable and appropriate steps to obey the laws to keep all data that is – collected, shared, stored, transmitted, or used … read more

A Data Breach May Be More Expensive Than You Think

Do you have an extra $3.86 million to spare? That’s how much the average data breach will cost you according to the 2018 Ponemon Cost of Data Breach Study, sponsored by IBM. That is not a loss most companies can afford to take. Businesses run on risk. But when thinking about the cost of a … read more

The Data Compliance Sandwich: A Recipe for Protection

A survey published by Manta reveals that 87% of small-business owners don’t feel that they’re at risk of a cybersecurity attack, and 1 in 3 small businesses don’t have the tools in place — firewalls, antivirus software, spam filters or data-encryption tools — to protect themselves. Data security has transitioned from the era where a business could … read more