Posts Tagged“security”

As the Holiday season fast approaches, the threat of theft and burglary begins to steadily rise, this is due to a couple of factors, the first is that many houses will have far more valuables inside with many stocking up on their Christmas gifts early. This leaves the path clear for opportunist thieves to steal high value goods. The second reason is that there are many who will turn to crime as a way of providing for their own family during these tough months. In the US alone, robbery and petty theft has, in recent years, seen a rise by…

E-commerce sites must be PCI compliant to process credit card payments. With SiteLock your website will be PCI compliant quickly and easily. SiteLock is the world leader in website security. As part of their service packages they work in close collaboration with your e-commerce site to ensure that it meets the strict requirements of PCI compliancy. From assessment to remediation to long-term maintenance you can be assured your website will be secure from fraud and data theft. Clients regularly comment in their SiteLock reviews that PCI compliance was easy and quick when working with SiteLock. Their self-assessment questionnaire and security…

Modern businesses need data to thrive and ensure that they make the right decisions. Even in smaller businesses where many decisions are made on years of practice or on a gut feeling, data can lie at the heart of what the company does or offers. There are so many different types of data for a business to hold, maintain, and utilize, and it is vital that all of these aspects are kept safe. Examples of the wide range of data held by a company include: Personal data about employees. Product sales figures. Customer personal details, including financial data. Businesses need…

Security has become a much more important factor for many businesses and facilities than it may have been in the past. There is a much greater potential for occurrences than there has ever been before and you need to make sure as a business owner, property owner or facility manager that you have the level of security you need the most to help all of the customers, employees, visitors and residents of your area to feel as safe as possible. In order to do this properly you want to make sure you have the security guards and security officers on…

Let’s get this out of the way up front: Everyone should be taking security seriously. That said, there are some groups that should take it even more so. Some of the reasons for this heightened security awareness are: You deal with more sensitive data You work on less secure networks You are a high-value target You are in a less secure environment Those who consider themselves digital nomads often fall in this category. A digital nomad is a location independent worker. There is no office with their name on the door. And they are just as likely to be using…

When you discover that you are the victim of a hacker, your first reaction is likely to be one of confusion. How is this even possible? How could someone possibly steal my password? This is especially likely when you feel like you’ve followed all of the password “rules,” like not sharing your logins within anyone else or using easy-to-guess codes. Still, it happens, and often, it’s surprisingly simple for hackers to get your credentials. In fact, it’s estimated that two out of every three data breaches stems from stolen or weak login credentials. But how exactly do hackers steal passwords?…

All businesses are aware of the importance of having security and surveillance systems in place, as this is how you protect your premises, property and employees from crime. Not all businesses are aware of the fantastic advances in the security industry in recent years, which means that many companies have an out of date and inferior system to what they should have. The advances in the industry can essentially maximise your security and make it easier and more efficient to protect yourself. Crime is a huge threat to businesses and it can be devastating, and you cannot put a price…