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FTC Offers Small Businesses Free Cybersecurity Resources
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User Rank: Apprentice
10/31/2018 | 1:23:51 AM
Re: Just do it -- and document it
great post informative
User Rank: Ninja
10/29/2018 | 7:55:06 PM
Quizzes another good resource to go through, helpful for small business as it is not easy for them to create these resources by themselves.
User Rank: Ninja
10/29/2018 | 7:51:26 PM
Web site
I like the website, easy to navigate and responsive, I can see it in my smartphone easily.
User Rank: Ninja
10/29/2018 | 7:49:23 PM
Re: Just do it -- and document it
FTC should run an ad campaign to get the word to SMBs I like the idea. Sometimes we do not really know what resources we can have access.
User Rank: Ninja
10/29/2018 | 7:48:06 PM
Re: Just do it -- and document it
then documenting that you did it I think this is important aspect of it, documenting the work.
User Rank: Ninja
10/29/2018 | 7:45:22 PM
Any help regarding cybersecurity resources would help. Company could use these resources to create awareness for their employees.
Kelly Jackson Higgins
Kelly Jackson Higgins,
User Rank: Strategist
10/29/2018 | 9:48:36 AM
Re: Just do it -- and document it
There's actually some really valuable info & training materials on this site. I think the FTC should run an ad campaign to get the word to SMBs.
Joe Stanganelli
Joe Stanganelli,
User Rank: Ninja
10/26/2018 | 10:49:43 PM
Just do it -- and document it
Definitely something to check out. Even if the material is found to be lacking, just going through it -- and then documenting that you did it -- will go a long way if you ever attract the negative attention of the FTC or another regulator/politician because of a breach, privacy snafu, or other potential data-stewardship violation.

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