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10 Cyber Threats Small Businesses Can't Ignore
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9/20/2012 | 8:32:04 PM
re: 10 Cyber Threats Small Businesses Can't Ignore
Another dimension to cybersecurity challenges facing SMBs is social spam. Social media and other online channels allow SMBs to engage customers, build business, and strengthen a brand. While increased user traffic should be good news for SMBs, the bad news is that spammers will follow wherever traffic goes and can wreak havoc on a company's good efforts with offensive comments, malicious links, or other abusive acts.

Fortunately, affordable security solutions for social spam are available. Real-time content protection is critical to defending one's brand online and efforts to reach consumers. This technology enables SMBs to employ the same defense systems as larger companies like Tumblr. For disclosure, my company - Impermium - provides social spam protection to Tumblr among other companies.
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9/19/2012 | 1:28:41 PM
re: 10 Cyber Threats Small Businesses Can't Ignore
Tried using CloiudFlar but quickly found better alternatives. Their DDoS plan is way to expensive and they got so many downtime that it was simply embarrassing apologizing for them all. The author is right, SMBs must start thinking about online security but Cloudflare is a bad choice for a security provider.


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