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What to Do If You Have a Data Breach

You see it all the time—news stories about huge brands that are targeted in a data breach. As a consumer, you likely feel anger or at least annoyance each time a big business admits that a hacker has accessed your account. But as a small business owner, maybe you felt something else, that nagging fear in the back of your mind that it could be you next. Small businesses are the victims of around 43% of data breaches. Yikes! When it happens to you, it can feel like an insurmountable challenge. Getting hacked is bad, yes. But it’s manageable—as long as you know how to respond. First: assess the situation. If you need to freak out, set a timer and […]

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