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"BadUSB" Code Reminds Us All to Stay Paranoid

by Max Schleicher 20. October 2014 08:17
USB malware "BadUSB" reinforces what IT consultants have said for years: non-secure USB devices can lead to data breaches. Learn how to protect your clients.
USB malware "BadUSB" reinforces what IT consultants have said for years: non-secure USB devices can lead to data breaches. Learn how to protect your clients. [More]

5 Bookkeeping Mistakes to Avoid in Your Small IT Businesses

by Andrew G Poulos EA 17. October 2014 09:17
For independent IT contractors and tech business owners, managing finances and taxes can be an extraordinary headache. Discover 5 tips that simplify bookkeeping.
For independent IT contractors and tech business owners, managing finances and taxes can be an extraordinary headache. Discover 5 tips that simplify bookkeeping. [More]

In Data Security, Compliance Isn't Enough

by Max Schleicher 16. October 2014 07:51
53% of organizations are looking to spend more on data security in the wake of 2014's high profile attacks. Here's why bare minimum data security won't cut it.
53% of organizations are looking to spend more on data security in the wake of 2014's high profile attacks. Here's why bare minimum data security won't cut it. [More]

How to Plan for Retirement (Unless You Like the Taste of Cat Food)

by David Dedman 15. October 2014 07:43
As an IT freelancer or tech contractor, you only have yourself to depend on when it comes to saving for retirement. Learn a few tips from David Dedman that can help you plan.
As an IT freelancer or tech contractor, you only have yourself to depend on when it comes to saving for retirement. Learn a few tips from David Dedman that can help you plan. [More]

Shellshock Sure Understands the Halloween Spirit

by Max Schleicher 14. October 2014 08:15
What do IT consultants need to know about Shellshock? Read our guide to the Bash vulnerability and learn how to protect yourself from data breach liabilities.
What do IT consultants need to know about Shellshock? Read our guide to the Bash vulnerability and learn how to protect yourself from data breach liabilities. [More]

Recommend IT Services to Clients? Know the Risks

by Max Schleicher 13. October 2014 08:33
Did you know you can be sued for data breaches caused by third-party IT you recommend for a client? Cover your IT consultant liability with TechInsurance.
Did you know you can be sued for data breaches caused by third-party IT you recommend for a client? Cover your IT consultant liability with TechInsurance. [More]

3 IT Sales Tips to Help You Avoid Becoming a Free Consultant

by Kevin Hallenbeck 10. October 2014 07:55
How can I increase my IT sales? By using these 3 IT sales tips, you can improve your sales technique, identify quality new leads, and close on potential sales.
How can I increase my IT sales? By using these 3 IT sales tips, you can improve your sales technique, identify quality new leads, and close on potential sales. [More]

FBI Reports More Data Breaches from Disgruntled Employees

by Max Schleicher 9. October 2014 07:56
The FBI reports seeing a spike in insider data breaches. Use these 6 strategies to fight this growing threat and prevent insider attacks on client networks.
The FBI reports seeing a spike in insider data breaches. Use these 6 strategies to fight this growing threat and prevent insider attacks on client networks. [More]

How IT Freelancers Can Avoid Tax-Season Nightmares

by Tristan Zier 8. October 2014 08:47
Independent IT contractors and freelancers: get tips for managing your tax obligations and staying on the IRS’s good side.
Independent IT contractors and freelancers: get tips for managing your tax obligations and staying on the IRS’s good side. [More]

App Developer Faces $300,000 Fine for Collecting Children's Data

by Max Schleicher 7. October 2014 10:13
A $300,000 fine against a mobile developer is a good reminder that you can't collect a child's data. Learn more about COPPA laws and what pitfalls to avoid.
A $300,000 fine against a mobile developer is a good reminder that you can't collect a child's data. Learn more about COPPA laws and what pitfalls to avoid. [More]

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