As the worlds of commerce and small business have evolved, so too they have encountered a range of new and diverse threats. While the small business owners of the past were preoccupied with locking their places of businesses and ensuring that their merchandise was kept in a secure location, now they have to consider additional measures to protect the integrity of their commercial interests.
While the advent of technology has been largely positive for small businesses, however, it is also responsible for the increasingly sophisticated threat posed to intellectual property. Although as an owner you can patent your innovative concepts, blue prints and auto-CAD designs, for example, this means little unless you are able to store the associated digital files in a secure online location. Read the rest of this entry >>