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Could your business keep going if a Matthew hit here?

Could your business keep going if a Matthew hit here?

Planning for unexpected and unlikely is a hard thing. But ask businesses up and down the South Carolina coast how important it is to have an emergency plan. Hurricane, tornado. power outage, ransomware - the disaster may be different, but you need a response. 

A high-value target for hackers? Nonprofits

A high-value target for hackers? Nonprofits

Nonprofits, regardless of size are a profitable target for hackers. The reliance on volunteers, tighter purse strings, and lesser likelihood of having strong IT support makes them attractive targets. Here's how to even the odds a bit.

Do you know where your data is?

Do you know where your data is?

Companies are becoming more and more focused on collecting, analyzing and informing decisions based on data. But they may be less diligent about protecting it. Shadow databases are a growing problem for businesses, resulting in anything from extra work, inaccurate databased information to data loss to hackers. Do you know where your data is?

5 internal controls for very small non profits

5 internal controls for very small non profits

Guest blogger Kelly Wessel is all about the importance of internal controls in preventing fraud for small businesses and nonprofits. But some very small nonprofits think they can't create the separation of duties normally required. Not so. Here's a scaled back way for small nonprofits to add layers of controls.