How to talk like an IT geek without really trying

Are you confused by the language of information technology (IT) experts? Do you feel like an astronaut talking to aliens whenever you confront them? Don’t you wish there was a better way to understand what they’re talking about without getting a degree in computer science?

Fear not, dear reader, for help is at hand.

Awesome networking events in West Palm Beach and the Treasure Coast

“The richest people in the world look for and build networks. Everyone else looks for work.”

Those words from American businessman and bestselling author Robert Kiyosaki clearly show the power of networking. By interacting with other people and exchanging information, you can build meaningful and powerful relationships that can boost your business.

What to do when disaster strikes

All the way back in 2014, cybercriminals struck the Marriott International, but hotel officials only learned about it in September 2018 — four years after the initial breach.

Hackers managed to steal the names, contact and travel information, and personal data of about 500 million customers.

You’re never too small to collect quality customer data

Customer data collection and utilization used to be a thing for the Fortune 500s, a competitive advantage of scale only available to large enterprises with massive budgets. Not so anymore. But while the realities have changed, too many small- and mid-sized businesses are still beholden to the myth that this powerful information is unattainable and unusable for them.

Traits Of A Champion With Peyton Manning

I recently had an once in a lifetime opportunity to meet Peyton Manning, both a champion on the football field and in life. Although I am not a big sports follower, I have been following Peyton since I helped my son do a book report on him 8 years ago. I admire him for his success-minded winning habits then and now. Although one might question what Payton could possibly teach professional leaders how to better our businesses, there was plenty of relevancy within Payton’s talking points on how to be the best at what you do. He listed 4 qualities he believes are necessary to be the best and shared many…

5 Common cybersecurity mistakes that businesses continue to make

With half of the world’s population now having access to the internet, cybercrime has become one of the biggest challenges of modern times. Some estimates put the global cost of cybercrime to $6 trillion dollars per year by 2021. The widespread use of network technologies is fast outpacing our ability to stay secure.

Launch an effective employee cyber-security awareness training to protect your business

Humans are the first and last line of defense when it comes to information security. Technology streamlines work processes and reinforces office policies, but it’s only as effective as your employees are at following and understanding the rules. That’s why compliance regulations place a strong emphasis on the importance of security awareness training.

Local networking events you shouldn’t miss

Networking is fun, especially for small business owners since it’s the perfect time to meet and mingle with other people who share your interests and can help grow your business. Aside from the great company, you can enjoy good food and drinks, and pick up some freebies along the way.

6 Telltale signs of hacking

In Edgar Allan Poe’s short story "The Tell-Tale Heart," the narrator murders an old man because of his blue “vulture-like” eye and hides the dismembered body under the floorboards of the victim’s home. When the police arrive to investigate, the narrator tells them that the old man went on a trip and shows them the victim’s room.

4 Tips for creating a risk-free email policy

While social media tends to get most of the attention these days, email remains the preferred way for customers and businesses to keep in touch, and it continues to play a central role in internal communications too. But the sheer popularity of email makes it one of the largest attack surfaces of all.

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