Archive for October, 2014

Small businesses must follow the law, report cybersecurity breaches

Monday, October 27th, 2014

For the cybersecurity story, I reached out to multiple sources to connect with businesses that might have experienced a breach. Everyone (except franchisees that are associated with national breaches) declined to talk because they didn’t want to be associated with such a story. When I looked at the 12-page list of businesses that have reported […]

Small-business owners need to understand and protect customers’ and employees’ data and intellectual property

Monday, October 20th, 2014

Knowing what data owners have and where it is located will allow them to explore their risks, related state and federal regulations, and designate a privacy officer at the company. The plan should also include some simple workforce education on how data breaches come about and what can be done to prevent them. In addition, […]