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Snapchat Leak Offers Liability Lessons for App Developers

by Max Schleicher 24. October 2014 08:10
13GB of snaps were leaked online. Though the breach happened through a third-party app, Snapchat could be liable. Learn more about mobile developer liabilities.
13GB of snaps were leaked online. Though the breach happened through a third-party app, Snapchat could be liable. Learn more about mobile developer liabilities. [More]

A Simple Way to Keep Your Clients' Data Safer? (Bonus: It Might Help Programmers, Too)

by Max Schleicher 23. October 2014 08:17
Developers and IT consultants may need to answer client questions about two-factor authentication. Here's what you need to know about 2FA and its impact on data security.
Developers and IT consultants may need to answer client questions about two-factor authentication. Here's what you need to know about 2FA and its impact on data security. [More]

Four States Update Data Breach Notification Laws

by Max Schleicher 22. October 2014 08:32
Four states recently changed their data breach laws, adding new requirements for IT consultants. Read our analysis to learn where your liabilities have increased.
Four states recently changed their data breach laws, adding new requirements for IT consultants. Read our analysis to learn where your liabilities have increased. [More]

HR for Small IT Businesses: Look for Values, Not Just Skills

by Marc Prine 21. October 2014 08:55
To find the best employee for an open position, IT business owners should look for shared values rather than just excellent skills.
To find the best employee for an open position, IT business owners should look for shared values rather than just excellent skills. [More]

"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]

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