When you’re a small business owner, as if you don’t already have enough to worry about, crooks have become a lot more sophisticated in trying to scam you out of your hard-earned money.
As scammers have become more sophisticated, and there are more areas of vulnerability than ever before, small business owners must do more to be on the lookout for costly and preventable losses.
In 2018, the Social Security Administration reported 63,000 consumer phone scam claims with a median loss reported at $1,484.
Whether a business owner or consumer, your security risks at the holidays go up significantly. Here’s the good news: as complex as it seems technology continues to get, the biggest defense against online security issues is most often common sense.
We say it over and over, but the things you can do to protect yourself and your information are for the most part common sense. But, a lot of people don’t heed the advice … at their own risk.