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November 18, 2015Published by

Moving infrastructure and applications to the cloud enables a whole new level of connectedness for your organization and customers. Its accessibility and on-demand scalability make it an ideal platform for many evolving businesses. But, because it changes much of what we know about the traditional IT environment, there are some very real risks involved—even if hosting with a major service provider. Learn more about balancing the risk and reward of going to the cloud.


October 23, 2015Published by

Phishing remains a top organizational security vulnerability because it involves the exploitation of human weakness. If you have humans at your workplace—and we all do!—then you are at risk.


October 27, 2014Published by

ControlScan recently released a new report detailing its latest research findings on mobile technology adoption among SMBs. The report, Mobile at the Point of Sale: How SMBs are Adopting Mobile Devices to Accept Card-Present Payments, is based on input from more than 6,000 US-based SMBs responding to the company’s 2014 Mobile Payment Acceptance Survey.


October 26, 2014Published by

Have you been told your business needs to comply with certain information privacy and/or security standards, such as PCI, HIPAA, etc.? If so, you may find yourself quickly overwhelmed with all the requirements for bringing people, processes and technology into “compliance.” As an SMB, is it really possible to adhere to a compliance standard and at the same time, actively run and grow a business?


October 22, 2014Published by

The small- to medium-sized business owners I talk with are often surprised to learn that ControlScan hears from everyday consumers on a regular basis. The questions we are asked share a common theme: I’m worried that this business is not properly securing my personal information.

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