21 Nov Holiday Criminals
Black Friday and Cyber Monday are just around the corner, and companies will be kicking off their holiday shopping madness. It’s also a time for thieves to be on the look-out for ways to tap into vulnerable networks and systems.
If you run a small business, you need to tighten your business defenses to ensure your holiday season is a smooth one. Make sure your network security is up-to-date with the latest security patches. Also, be mindful about who has access to your company’s data – change any necessary network authorization credentials if you have hired new employees or if employees have left your company.
The holiday season is a good time for business owners to bring employees up-to-speed on data protection best practices. With new virulent ransom-ware out there, employees need to be aware that just clicking on an ad or an email attachment could infect your company’s systems.
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