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Your small business: target for a breach? No...

Small businesses make easy, lucrative targets for ransomware and malware that harvests Personally Identifiable Information (PII). Employee, customer and vendor data can provide cybercriminals with enough information for fraudulent activities, but there ar…
Maybe you think that as a small business, your risk of a data breach is low because larger companies are bigger targets and therefore more desirable to cybercriminals. Think ag…… https://customcomputer.me/blogs/your-small-business-breach-target

Down the Pipeline

Just as it seemed we might be seeing clear skies ahead in terms of the pandemic, another dark cloud began to rise on the horizon. The Colonial Pipeline breach hit the news and many people began to panic. We were all too familiar with uncertainty of the …
Just as it seemed we might be seeing clear skies ahead in terms of the pandemic, another dark cloud began to rise on the horizon. The Colonial Pipeline breach hit the news and …… https://customcomputer.me/blogs/down-pipeline

SMBs: It is Hackers v. You - Don't Let Them Score

Small to mid-sized businesses can be easy and lucrative targets for cybercriminals because they are typically less protected than large corporations and often have valuable information such as credit card information, Social Security numbers, addresses, d…
Selling stolen IDs and other personal data is a lucrative trade for hackers. They are always looking for sources where vital information is stored. As a small to midsize busine…… https://customcomputer.me/blogs/smbs-it-hackers-v-you-dont-let-them-score

Are you subject to Data Protection laws?

Do you understand Data Protection laws as they relate to your business? It is important that you do because they define fully, or in part, what type of data is covered by government regulations, prescribe general standards for the securing of covered data…
This blog introduces a new topic that many may be unaware of: Data Protection laws. These are laws that define fully, or in part, what type of data is covered by government reg…… https://customcomputer.me/blogs/are-you-subject-data-protection-laws

Data Protection Laws and PII

At the Federal level, the United States doesn't have any overarching and comprehensive data protection laws of the sort that most European nations do, but 48 states in the US have some laws requiring private or governmental entities to notify anyone whos…
Last week we discussed the overall concept of “Data Protection Laws,” which govern the handling and securing of specific data. While these laws are wide ranging, mo…… https://customcomputer.me/blogs/data-protection-laws-and-pii