The ongoing fallout from Heartbleed is a real wakeup call. Many of us pay very little attention to the security of our data until something goes wrong - a practice that can be disastrous for small businesses.
Heartbleed is not a virus but a "serious vulnerability in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library. This weakness allows stealing the information protected, under normal conditions, by the SSL/TLS encryption used to secure the Internet" (heartbleed.com).
But such vulnerabilities are only one way that your business data can be endangered. One of the more common scenarios is having a virus or malware infect your computer or network, damaging or destroying your data.
Read How Not to Become a Computer Virus Victim to learn how you and your employees can keep your valuable data safe.Learn More About Data Management:
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