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Bernard Laroche | 17 Nov 2011 | 2 comments

The holidays are fast approaching, and now more than ever SMBs need to make sure their websites are ready to attract and increase online shoppers. To help small businesses prepare their online stores for Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday, and increased online shopping throughout the holidays, Symantec has prepared its “Top 5 Tips” small businesses should follow during the holiday rush.

1. Use SSL to protect all online transactions and sensitive information

The growing frequency and severity of cyber attacks puts online data and transactions increasingly at risk. Encryption provides proven data protection but unfortunately, most organizations don’t provide end-to-end encryption when transmitting confidential data of people using their websites. To better protect themselves and their customers, SMBs should implement Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), also known as Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS), for all sites requesting sensitive personal or...

Carlos C | 17 May 2011 | 0 comments

It is National Small Business Week here in the U.S., and time to recognize small businesses as the engines that power our economy.  They deserve recognition for everything they do that makes our country strong!

Brick & Mortar, Web & Trust

Traditionally, consumers tend to trust small business owners – whether it's the helpful pharmacist or the owner of the sandwich shop down the street that will always greet you with a friendly hello. But what about the Web?  The World Wide Web can sometimes look more like the wild, wild, west!  With all the headlines around malware, hackers and phishing scams - consumers don’t always have that same level of trust when doing business online.

Unlike the big, well known brands, consumers can’t always tell if the small business website they visit can be trusted.  A popular and established way to assure visitors...