Phishing attacks from cyber attackers
come by using deceptive emails to get your customers information. They spoof an
email address familiar to the recipient and request exploitable data to be
emailed back. They target small business employees specifically, according to
the internet security company Symantec.
Whether you sell products at a store
or through a website, technological security is more important than ever.
- Running anti-virus,
anti-malware and/or anti-spyware software is your first line of defense.
- Always use a secure network.
- Invest in the latest
encryption software and keep it updated.
- Create strong passwords.
- Verify PCI Compliance - If
your company is handling credit card transactions, be sure the way you’re
storing, processing, and transmitting cardholder information is compliant
with Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS).
- Avoid keeping any hard copy
customer Credit Card information. If you do, you are probably out of PCI
Be careful and be