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cybersecurity
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Don’t Be Fooled: Why Startups Aren’t Immune to Cybersecurity Attacks

It seems like there has been an onslaught of high-profile data breaches and cybercrimes reported in the media over the last year. Breaches across the U.S. and Europe have been retold and retweeted, and lax security standards of large corporations exposed for the world to read about. The reports have left businesses, both large and...
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Why Yesterday is the Time to Understand Blockchain

If you’re not an enthusiast already, it’s time to start believing the hype about blockchain. In fact, it’s difficult to under-hype the significance of blockchain. It might be tempting to roll your eyes when hearing hyperbolic statements like, “it’s the most significant technological advancement in our lifetime. Or since the wheel.” But this isn't just...
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7 Ways Blockchain Technology Can Help You Start Your Business

Cryptocurrency remains a hot commodity in 2018, especially as investors continue to back these digital coins or tokens. However, 2018 may evidence a shift toward the technology undergirding cryptocurrencies with blockchain. Blockchain technology holds untapped power, and many investors crave to see what entrepreneurs will build with the technology. With the capability of improving a...
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Blockchain Applications for Startups and Entrepreneurs

There are so many stock phrases thrown out by bitcoin fans that it’s hard to know where to begin. One of the more interesting ones is “It’s the blockchain that’s really valuable, you know.” And that is probably true. It’s also much easier to explain than bitcoin. Essentially, blockchain is a sort of record of...
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Embracing the Future: Should Your Business Accept Bitcoin?

Invented in 2009, Bitcoin is a fully digital form of currency. It has gained popularity over the years, with giants like Microsoft and Dell now accepting the cryptocurrency. Bitcoin is dependent on an underlying technology called blockchain to keep your digital money safe and secure. Because it’s fully digital, there is very little government oversight,...
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This Champion for Diversity and Tech CEO Shares Startup Forecast for 2018

The former managing director for the Dell Global Center for Entrepreneurship, Preston James is now co-founder and CEO of DivInc, an Austin, Texas-based pre-accelerator program for women and entrepreneurs of color. The 12-week immersive program provides budding entrepreneurs with mentorship, one-on-one access to investors, team dinners and other resources to launch startups. We caught up...
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10 Ways to Grow Your Business Using Cryptocurrency Apps and the Bitcoin Ecosystem

The Internet of Things (IoT) is the current focus for many entrepreneurs and small business owners. However, the Internet of Money, a.k.a. cryptocurrency and the bitcoin ecosystem, is steadily gaining interest among companies that see it as a way to grow their businesses. Your business can benefit from the increased interest in cryptocurrency due to social...
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Bitcoin: Should Your Business Accept Alternative Currency?

Bitcoin gets a lot of headlines. It’s an alternative currency and payment system, structured in a way that is both intriguing and practical. Many of those who hold Bitcoin want to use it, which could be good for your small business. Still, it has risks. The currency was invented by a software developer who goes...
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Protecting Yourself From Ransomware

Bromium, most cyber-extortionist demands range from $100 to $1,000, but average about $300. The typical victim of cyber-extortion is a small organization with minimal security oversight, or an individual who may not understand the risks associated with the Internet. FireEye, a network security company, compiled a report on the human costs of ransomware that details...