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The Time Is Now to Ensure You Have the Right Cyber Insurance

Jeff Sloan discusses cyber insurance with Michael Spath and Kapnick Vice President Melissa Selke. Here are highlights from that conversation about why your small business needs to make cybersecurity protection a priority. Jeff Sloan, Founder & CEO of StartupNation: Welcome to this edition of Startup Nation. We're focused today on cyberinsurance. We've got Michael Spath,...
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Why Cyberattacks Are on the Rise and What It Means For You

In a March 21, 2022, statement, President Joe Biden cautioned businesses in the private sector to harden their cyber defenses, reiterating earlier warnings related to potential cyberattacks against U.S. organizations by Russia as retaliation for recent economic sanctions. While there is no evidence of an imminent attack tied to the Russia-Ukraine crisis, Biden’s top cybersecurity...
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Ransomware Is Biggest Threat to Small Business

Recent high-profile cyberattacks on large companies such as Colonial Pipeline, JBS Meats and Solar Winds have raised awareness of the growing threat of cyber risk, and may indicate to smaller business that they’re safe. After all, what criminal would go after a little guy when there are so much bigger fish to net? Turns out,...
data privacy
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Navigating Data Privacy Updates as a Startup

During the pandemic, more people shopped online and shared their personal information than ever before. In addition to regulations such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), consumers are much savvier about what information they give up and how companies might use it. If you want to keep your new clients happy and also meet...
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Work Smarter Not Harder With These Tech Upgrades: Watch the Dell Webinar

If you missed our webinar with Dell Technologies on hardware that won't hold your business back, it's not too late to learn what upgrades you need for optimal efficiency and cybersecurity. Watch the webinar with Dell complex solutions specialist Katy Drozd to learn more about Enterprise IT products and how they can improve and protect...
protection wherever you go
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TechBytes: Protection Wherever Life Takes You with Dell Technologies & McAfee (Episode 4)

On this episode of StartupNation TechBytes, learn how Dell Technologies and McAfee are helping small businesses and consumers beef up their cybersecurity. Matt Papendorf, Dell Senior Advisor and OEM Security Brand Manager, and Megan Wright, Dell Small Business Associations Lead, discuss McAfee's all-in-one approach Among the recommendations discussed by Papendorf and  Wright, customers should review what...
cyber liability insurance
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5 of the Biggest Gaps in Cyber Liability Insurance

An alarming number of data breaches and cyberattacks have occurred in the past several years, thanks to a global pandemic and various other factors. More precisely, cyberattacks have increased by 27% compared to 2020, with phishing and ransomware leading the way.  As a result, all businesses — from startups to worldwide enterprises — must guard...
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5 Data Safety Trends for 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic has led organizations of all sizes to review their approach to data management. During a crisis, data needs to be protected against theft, loss and misuse. The increasing use of cloud services, mobile devices and interconnected networks has heightened the risk of data being lost. Organizations are increasingly paying special attention to...
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Workforce Development Can Strengthen Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is crucial to the well-being of businesses. It’s not just about having the right technology in place to protect essential data, networks and infrastructure, but also about having the right people with the right mindset. The cybersecurity workforce must meet the demands of a society that relies intensely on information technology. Thus, it is...
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What Small Businesses Can Do to Thwart the Top 5 Cybersecurity Threats

It's a common misconception that large corporations are the only ones at risk for cyberattacks. People believe that businesses too small should not worry about cybersecurity. Unfortunately, this is not the case. As cyberattacks are now automated, it's easier for cyber terrorists to target thousands of businesses at once. Small businesses often have less technical...
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Integrate Cybersecurity Into Your DevOps With These Best Practices

Cybersecurity risks are growing at an alarming rate. No month goes by without a report of a significant breach or data leak. As a startup founder and business person, you need to be aware of the looming attack types and understand what part of your business might be at risk. Most companies have already integrated...
e-commerce fraud
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8 E-Commerce Fraud Prevention Tips for Small Businesses

What is one thing a small business can do during the holiday season to prevent fraud on their e-commerce site?  To help you avoid fraud on your e-commerce site, we asked online business owners and professionals for their insights. From using reputable e-commerce platforms to investing in fraud protection, there are several things you can...
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Ask the Experts on StartupNation Radio: Michael Spath on Cyber Insurance

On this week's episode of StartupNation Radio, Jeff speaks with Michael Spath of Kapnick Insurance Group about cyber insurance. Tune in to the StartupNation Radio show with Michael Spath below: Michael, a client executive for Michigan-based Kapnick Insurance Group, is a full-service insurance brokerage. He is StartupNation's insurance expert. During the episode, Michael discusses: The...
cyber-resilient business
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Create a Cyber-Resilient Business in 4 Steps

Resilience is a serious topic of conversation among senior managers and board directors these days. Businesses are weaving operational resilience into the fabric of their strategy to help them manage the rising tide of risks, not least cyber risk, and increase shareholders’ confidence in their ability to cope with any eventuality. Central to the goal...
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6 Steps To Protect Your Startup From Cyberattacks

With the development of internet technology, the barriers to entry into business have decreased. But worst of all, opportunities for cybercriminals have opened up. Their activity has paralyzed the work of large companies around the world. These same scammers can also endanger smaller businesses. Often, startups are extremely limited in resources and therefore have to...
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Safeguard Your Business With Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is an industry on the rise given the ever-evolving online era we’re living in. With sensitive personal and business information being stored on mobile phones, apps, and across the internet, now more than ever it’s important to protect you and your business from cyberattacks. Learn why you should be investing in cybersecurity for 2021...
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Information and Cybersecurity: A Dell White Paper

Technology has important effects on business operations. But with it comes the threat of cyberattacks and the need for cybersecurity measures. With the onset of digital economy, technology has both positive and negative impact on organizations. Though the unprecedent growth of the internet has created a global economy, unlimited access to information, connecting people and...
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Cybersecurity: Why It’s Important for Small Businesses

Technological advances today have made individuals and businesses more interconnected than ever. But the same networks that keep people connected also abound with cyber threats. Cybersecurity is a must because companies now rely on these networks to process financial transactions, sell products, and market their services online. The choices and costs of these cybersecurity solutions...