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.
As a small business owner, employee benefits are a critical component that you must take into account. The coronavirus pandemic has subjected employees to untold suffering, and acute financial stress never witnessed before. The financial issues originated from losses made by organizations. This has plunged many employees into poverty as more than 60 percent of employees were stressed about money while around 40 percent lacked adequate savings to cover their over $400 expense. As the pandemic bites, what you need to ask yourself as a small business owner is, how many benefits am I providing to my employees? For employees, financial benefits are important because it relieves them of pain such as the one we are now experiencing. However, even without the pandemic, one must ensure employees get employment benefits in different forms. Here are some financial benefit ideas that can help your employees:
Recent changes to the rules surrounding the latest Payroll Protection Program’s rules have small businesses excited, reports CNBC. When Sinelia Louis, 50, heard about the recent changes to the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program, she felt like her prayers had been answered.
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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