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Latest Webcast
Protect Your Business with Cybersecurity Strategies

View the archived webcast here
 
Don’t get caught without protection!  Small businesses should develop security policies to avoid disruptions to service, protect sensitive data, and put in place world-class policies that can be used to provide peace of mind to customers and other key stakeholders.  

Key questions will be addressed:

  • What do we mean by developing a cybersecurity strategy? Is it about more than simply keeping anti-virus/anti-malware subscriptions up to date?
  • What tools are available to help small businesses be Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliant, manage risk and maintain high levels of availability and trust with customers?
  • How can investments in cybersecurity be leveraged to enhance a small business' position in the marketplace?

Resources

Speakers

Larry Godfrey (bio)
Sales Engineer
Heartland Payment Systems

 

Rich Kissel (bio)
Senior Information Security Analyst
National Institute of Standards & Technology

Read: Small Business Information Security: The Fundamentals by Rich Kissel
Listen: Blogtalk Radio interview with Rich Kissel
 

John Marshall (bio)
Owner
Main Street Fine Foods
Main Street Companies, a small business, implements a firewall (topology) (diagram)

Hosted by
Monica Bertran

Monica Bertran is a Bloomberg Television anchor who reports on the day's latest business and financial news.  She also covers key business stories for Bloomberg's flagship radio station, WBBR-AM in New York City, and is the former host of Bloomberg's Market Pulse and World Financial Report.

 
The Solutions Center
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Document
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Report: Online Sales Tools for the Small Business Environment
The economic downturn, changing customer purchase patterns and increased use of social media all drive the growth of online sales tools for small businesses.
Sales
Document
Document
(read)
Comparison Report: A Sampling of Online Sales Solutions Designed for the Small Business Community
Information to help small businesses, evaluate, acquire and implement efficient and cost-effective online-based sales management tools.
Sales
Document
Document
(read)
Report: Social Media Marketing for the Small Business Environment
Succeeding in social media marketing depends on the right investment, analytical tools, integration with traditional marketing and executive support.
Marketing
Document
Document
(read)
Comparison Report: A Sampling of Social Media Marketing Solutions Designed for the Small Business Community
Information to help small businesses, evaluate, acquire and implement efficient and cost-effective online-based social media management tools. 
Marketing
Podcast
Podcast
(listen)
Protecting Customer Data and PCI Compliance
Featuring Steve Elefant, CIO, Heartland Payment Systems, hosted by Eric Green
Steve stresses the crucial importance of small businesses staying PCI compliant in order to protect their customer's data, primarily by using a reliable firewall and encrypted data.
Security
Podcast
Podcast

(listen)
Regulatory Importance of Online Back-up
Featuring Esteben Endere (bio), Partner, ACP Securities, hosted by Eric Green
Esteben discusses the legal obligations of small business owners to maintain secure and readily accessible back-up of online data.
Data Storage
Podcast
Podcast
(listen)
Best Practices for Cyber Security
Featuring Bryce White (bio), Director of IT, Strategic Hotels and Resorts, hosted by Eric Green
Bryce discusses the importance of getting CEO buy-in for an effective small business cyber security policy, as well as scanning for viruses regularly, using up-to-date virus software.
Security
Podcast
Podcast

(listen)
Going from Paper to Online Back-up
Featuring Nicholas DeToro Forlenza (bio), Owner, Love Life Massage, hosted by Eric Green
Nicholas talks about the necessity for small businesses to make online back-up files of paper records, and offers tips on how to choose a vendor to provide the service, with a limited budget.
Data Storage
Document
Document
(read)
Comparison Report: A Sampling of Online Storage Solutions Designed for the Small Business Community
Information to help small businesses, evaluate, acquire and implement online data storage options.
Data Storage
Document
Document
(read)
Report: Online Storage Strategies for the Small Business Market
Security, availability and costs, and other factors to consider in formulating a data storage strategy.
Data Storage
Document
Document
(read)
Technology Partner Profile: Outsourcing Non-Core Functions: ADP® Helps Small Business Hand Off Payroll and Compliance Headaches
ADP®, in partnership with Cablevision, allows small businesses to focus on their core strengths rather than critical, but ancillary administrative processes.
Outsourcing
Document
Document
(read)
Comparison Report: A Sampling of Online Collaboration Solutions Designed for the Small Business Community
Information to help small businesses, evaluate, acquire and implement efficient and cost-effective online-based communications and data-sharing among employees and customers.
Collaboration
Document
Document
(read)
Report: Online Collaboration Strategies in the Small Business Market
Online-based methods that allow efficient communications and data-sharing among employees and customers.
Collaboration
Podcast
Podcast
(listen)
The State of Online Business Continuity in the Small Business Community
Featuring Dave Robinson (bio), Mozy, hosted by Eric Green
Dave addresses the need for off-site data back-up for online-based company data, and offers simple, inexpensive ways that small businesses can protect themselves from data loss.
Continuity
Podcast
Podcast
(listen)
Cybersecurity Threats and Strategies
Featuring Blake McConnell (bio), Senior Director, SMB Solutions, Symantec, hosted by Eric Green and Lane Cooper
Blake discusses the myriad types of malware and security breaches that are increasing exponentially in the online marketplace, and what small businesses need to do to protect themselves and their customers.
Security
Podcast
Podcast
(listen)
Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Strategies for Small Businesses
Featuring Joshua Geist (bio), hosted by Eric Green
Joshua stresses the importance of IT-focused business continuity and disaster recovery strategies for small businesses, which are crucial for business survival
Continuity
Document
Document
(read)
Report:  Business Continuity Strategies for the Small Business Market
Modern business continuity/disaster recovery strategies offer small businesses a practical way to understand, manage and mitigate risk at low cost.
Continuity
Document
Document
(read)
Comparison Report: A Sampling of Online Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery and Backup Solutions
Information to help small businesses evaluate, acquire and implement an effective online-based business continuity strategy.
Continuity
Document
Document
(read)

Case Study: Comcast Business Class Delivers Cloud-based Technology that Helps Promotional Outfitters Compete with Much Larger Firms
Comcast’s high-speed internet, phone and managed web-based services allow a small marketing promotions business to thrive.
Productivity
Document
Document
(read)

Technology Partner Profile: Cutting through Card Complexity: CardWorks Helps Businesses Save Big on Processing Costs
Cardworks, in partnership with Cablevision, helps small businesses master the complexities of customer transaction card processing. 
Cash Flow
Webcast
Webcast
(watch)

Boost Productivity with Powerful Web-based Tools
Featuring Jim Blasingame (bio) and Steve Hilton (bio)
Jim and Steve discuss what types of Web tools are available and how small business owners are using them successfully.
Productivity
Podcast
Podcast
(listen)

Boost Productivity with Powerful Web-based Tools
Featuring Jim Blasingame (bio) and Steve Hilton (bio), hosted by Eric Green
Jim and Steve explain how high-speed broadband connectivity facilitates a wealth of solutions for serving small business productivity needs.
Productivity
Document
Document
(read)

Report: Cash Flow Management Solutions for Small Business
Ways to optimize cash flow in managing day-to-day operations.
Cash Flow
Document
Document
(read)

Report: Web-Based Productivity Tools for Small Business
The impact of “crowdsourcing,” and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) on how small businesses compete and serve their customers.
Productivity
Webcast
Webcast
(watch)

Implementing Big Marketing Ideas on a Small Business Budget
Featuring Jane Applegate (bio)

Jane addresses the best ways to maximize your company’s marketing dollars.
Marketing
Document
Document
(read)

Report: In a Tough Economy, Small Businesses Tap Technology to
Optimize Marketing Initiatives

Small businesses are going global, digital and viral in efforts to acquire
and retain customers.
Marketing
Webcast
Webcast
(watch)
Accessing Capital in a Cash-Constrained Environment
Featuring Professor William Dunkelberg (bio)

Bill discusses ways to to finance your business when banks are hesitant to lend.
Capital
Podcast
Podcast
(listen)
Using Social Media to Market Your Business
Featuring Jane Applegate (bio)

Jane examines the pros and cons of using  social media to expand your customer base.
Marketing
Document
Document
(read)

Report: Small Businesses Assess Their Options for Raising Capital to Fund Growth Creative options for tapping into various financing methods. Capital
     
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