Growing a Connecticut small business is not easy, especially now that the state faces an economic crisis. Every decision that business owners make needs to keep in mind a return on investment or savings in overhead.
You can’t trust anyone these days. Just look at your email inbox for proof. How many solicitations do you get each day for offers that are too good to be true? How many requests to open suspicious attachments or visit unknown websites that could contain malware?
Did you know that more than 74 percent of U.S. businesses either have a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policy or plan to have one in place within 12 months? Sixty-seven percent of U.S. workers report using their own mobile devices at work, and the majority of those devices are smartphones. There are currently over 230 million smartphone users in the U.S., and that number is expected to grow to 270.66 million by 2022.Read More >
Data security continues to be a problem that plagues businesses of all sizes. Big retailers like Target and Neiman Marcus are obvious targets, but small businesses can be targeted as well. And the threat can come from anywhere. Connecticut and Illinois investigators, for example, determined that the Target hack resulted from credentials stolen from a third party, and the result for Target was an $18.5 million settlement negotiated by Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen, among others.Read More >