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5 real‐world mobile device security practices for SMBs

A vast majority of employees today work from mobile devices, but managing mobile devices – both company and employee owned – is a universal challenge. This challenge is equally as pressing for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) as it is for large enterprises. Chris Pyle, president and CEO of Champion Solutions Group, offers five ways SMBs can improve their mobile security posture.

SMBs struggle to find personnel, resources to fend off threats

Barely more than one-third of small and medium-sized businesses believe their firm is fully equipped to manage security. That is one of the findings in a Wakefield Research survey of 700 IT decision makers at SMBs in the U.S., U.K. and Australia conducted on behalf of endpoint security firm Webroot. Part of the problem is a lack of personnel and money to focus on security.

Extensis Portfolio 2016 aims to help SMBs embrace digital asset management

Enterprise software vendor Extensis rolled out a new pricing structure for Portfolio 2016 this week, bringing DAM within reach of small- to medium-sized businesses and throwing in some new features with appeal to organizations of any size.

Cyber insurance could even the hacker-infested playing field for SMBs

Though it's the large corporations that are splashed across headlines after high-profile breaches, small- to medium-sized businesses are just as frequent a target for hackers, according to a panel of experts.

Infographic: UK SMBs clueless when it comes to data security

Only 10 percent of small- to medium-sized businesses in the UK believe that a data breach would have a serious impact on them, according to a survey Ipsos MORI conducted on behalf of document destruction firm Shred-It.

New predictive analytics enable financial providers to coach SMBs on business decisions

RAI Stone Group launched a new predictive analytics system that combines big data and SMB past and present performance data so that financial providers can coach SMB clients on future business decisions. It also allows the financial providers to assess and mitigate risks associated with serving a specific SMB as well as capitalize on the more successful SMBs. 

Infographic: Many SMBs woefully unprepared when it comes to information security

Fewer than half of U.S. small and medium-sized businesses have protocols in place for secure confidential data displosal that are followed by staff, according to a survey by document shredding firm Shred-it.

SMBs benefitting from lower costs, higher returns of tech investments

This is officially National Small Business Week, and the prefect time to reexamine the evolving relationship between technology and SMBs.

Microsoft, PayPal deliver on promise of Surface-based POS system for SMBs

Fulfilling a pledge made at the National Retail Federation show in January, Microsoft and PayPal this week launched a mobile point-of-sale system called PayPal Here for Surface designed for small and medium-sized businesses.

Microsoft to introduce flagship Lumia phone running Windows 10

Microsoft is betting that a unified platform for PCs, laptops, smartphones and tablets will make its smartphones more attractive to the enterprise. As part of that effort, Microsoft announced Monday that it will be introducing a flagship Lumia smartphone running Windows 10 later this year.