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Looking at mobile payment systems

Looking at mobile payment systems

Small to medium businesses, like restaurants, fashion boutiques, salons, and service-based businesses are constantly looking for ways to minimize expenses. One way to do this is by implementing a mobile payment solution. This form of payment is set to take off in the coming months, especially when you take into account the number of new systems introduced and available already.

5 Common security issues

5 Common security issues

It’s probably safe to say that the security of your networks and systems is something you are concerned about. In truth, the majority of businesses do have security measures in place. The question you therefore need to ask yourself is if the measures you have implemented are sufficient enough.

3 ways to use social media

3 ways to use social media

As a business owner, chances are high that you are aware of social media and even have your business established on one or more services. While this is a great start, many businesses often struggle with how exactly they should be using social media to their advantage.

Protection from cloud and data breach

Protection from cloud and data breach

Many businesses are turning to the cloud in an attempt to avoid data breaches, which are growing in number as well as intensity. Still, what some businesses might not be aware of is the fact that there are certain parts of the cloud that point to an increased data breach risk.

Successful content marketing 101

Successful content marketing 101

There is a good chance that your business is constantly looking for new clients. One of the most effective ways in which you can enhance your customers base is to have a strong Internet presence. It used to be that a website was enough, but now you need to have a full and active online presence.

Are You Able To Withstand OCIE Cyber Security Initiative Scrutiny? Eight Quick Tips For Compliance

Are You Able To Withstand OCIE Cyber Security Initiative Scrutiny? Eight Quick Tips For Compliance

The OCIE Cyber security Initiative scrutinizes a person's cyber security risk evaluation, threat detection, protective measures, and response plans to cyber attacks. There's more than one kind of inspection or examination a person could face from the OCIE: these include a standard examination assessing overall security practices and a close inspection of the firm following a particular problem.

Celebrity Personal Security Breach Underscores The Importance Of Cyber Security

Celebrity Personal Security Breach Underscores The Importance Of Cyber Security

Before the 1980s, most businesses that sold to consumers paid little attention to customer profiles. Most decided that the market would take care of itself and that people would buy their products based on generic needs. By the 1990s, however, as active market research became a more common approach to business, and as computers developed the capacity to store larger amounts of data, many consumer-based organizations began collecting database information about individual customers on their in-house servers.

Personalized IT Consulting For The RIA

Personalized IT Consulting For The RIA

Technology is definitely in the picture for the future of financial professionals. But the field is changing rapidly. According to a poll by CNBC recently 51% of investors describe themselves as actively involved in their portfolio, contrasted with 39% in 2010. This activity spanned different age groups: investors in their 30s and in their 70s showed similar usage rates.