It seems that 2014 was the year of data breaches in the business world. Target, Home Depot, AT&T, JP Morgan, eBay, P.F. Chang’s and other high-profile brands all fell victim to cybercriminals, compromising both the companies’ reputations and their customers’ information.
1. Secure your mobile apps You know you need to protect your business’s website and payment system, but what about your mobile app? If you’ve created an app for your customers to use, it may not be as secure as you think. “Mobile apps serve as a portal to your business’ system as well as your customers’ phones,” said Asaph Schulman, vice president of marketing at Web and mobile-app security solutions provider Checkmarx. “Making sure your app is secured before releasing it to the public will keep you and your customers happy and safe. Don’t assume that your Web developer will consider security as part of their brief, unless you insist on it.” Read the whole article at Business News Daily.