Archive for the ‘Business’ Category

Recession-Proof Your Business

Running a successful business through the ups and downs of changing market conditions is a sign that you’re doing something right. But do you have what it takes to thrive during an economic downturn or recession? According to the Duke University/CFO Global Business Outlook, nearly half of U.S. chief financial (more…)

7 Ways To Help Avoid A Data Breach

If it seems the need for cybersecurity is growing, it is. The number of consumer records exposed due to data breaches rose 126 percent from 2017 to 2018, according to the Identity Theft Resource Center, and large organizations aren’t the only targets for cybercriminals. A 2018 report found that 58 (more…)

Protect Your Business From Ransomware Attacks

In 2016, the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center received 2,673 complaints of ransomware with losses of over $2.4 million.* One large hospital in California paid $17,000 to regain control of its files after being unable to access them for 10 days.** Attacks are on the rise, with hospitals and small- (more…)

Protect Your Business with Positive Pay

If check fraud is negatively impacting your bottom line, you’re not alone. Check fraud continues to be the No. 1 type of payments fraud, with losses in the millions of dollars. In a recent survey, companies reported an increase in check fraud.* In 2016, 75 percent of those surveyed that (more…)

7 Tips to Prevent Cyberthreats

Shield Your Organization from Becoming a Casualty Ransomware is one of the most dangerous cyberthreats to businesses — and it’s on the rise. The offending code infects computers, denying access until a ransom is paid. It’s typically delivered through spam emails, phishing or applications that target software vulnerabilities. The latest, (more…)

Employee health insurance: Mandated ACA reporting for 2016

With the arrival of 2016 there will be yet another onus on employers of more than 50 people. Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), IRS Section 6055/6054, employers are mandated to file forms 1094C and 1095C (or 1094B/1095B for small, self-insured employers) to report the proper offering of 2015 healthcare (more…)