With more of us working from home than ever before, cybercrime has skyrocketed. The FBI found that cyberattacks have increased 400% during the pandemic, with up to 4,000 incidents per day. We’re now using our own personal computers, wi-fi, routers, and networks to conduct business, and each of these can be key entry points for hackers if not properly secure. Fortunately, you can play a proactive role in protecting your sensitive business information and helping your company fight cybercrime. Below are ten security measures that you can implement immediately for your computer, network, wi-fi, and router.
Employee recruitment is one of the most effective ways of growing a small business. Getting the right group of employees enables you to serve your customers better and more, and even expand your production and reach. Although hiring can be a game-changer, it can also be challenging and can be a disaster to your organization if not correctly done. This is the case, especially for small business owners who have no experience identifying, interviewing, and selecting the best group of employees for the job. Apart from these, finding the right employees also need time and money, neither of which most small businesses have. While this can be the case, there are various strategies that you can employ to ensure you get the recruitment process right. Here are five strategies that you should consider when finding your next employees:
Small businesses will have access to additional Paycheck Protection Funds, reports CNBC. The Paycheck Protection Program will reopen on Jan. 11, offering forgivable loans to small businesses and allowing certain cash-strapped firms to borrow a second time, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration.
As work-from-home policies have become increasingly common in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the rising use of collaboration tools and web conferencing has emerged as a double-edged sword. While these services facilitate remote communication, they also present new security challenges in three primary areas:
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