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You just learned that your business experienced a data breach. Whether hackers took personal information from your corporate server, an insider stole customer information, or information was inadvertently exposed on your company’s website, you are probably wondering what to do next....
Los portales de donaciones caritativas en línea deben tomar las medidas necesarias para garantizar que sus esfuerzos para brindar más opciones para hacer contribuciones no creen confusión inadvertidamente entre los donantes ni infrinjan los principios legales de la publicidad. A...
Como líder de negocios dentro de su comunidad, es posible que le pidan que apoye a organizaciones de caridad locales o nacionales. Apoyar a una organización de caridad puede ser una gran cosa, pero antes de entregar su tiempo, dinero o el nombre de su negocio, asegúrese de que ese...
As a business leader in your community, you may be asked to support local or national charities. Supporting a charity can be a great thing to do, but before you give your time, money, or your business’s name, make sure the request isn’t a scam.To raise money for a charity, people or...
Si es dueño de un pequeño negocio o forma parte de una organización sin fines de lucro, usted invierte mucho tiempo y esfuerzo para asegurarse de que la organización funcione bien. Pero cuando los estafadores atacan su organización, eso puede perjudicar su reputación y resultar en...
Many online retailers, social media hubs, crowd-funding sites, and other online platforms offer “giving portals” that provide a list of charities people can choose to support directly from the online platform. These giving portals have created new ways for people to donate, allowing...
If you own a small business or are part of a non-profit organization, you spend a lot of time and effort making sure the organization works well. But when scammers go after your organization, it can hurt your reputation and your bottom line. Your best protection? Learn the signs of...
For businesses, the key to safeguarding sensitive information is to start with security. The Start with Security brochure and videos released in 2015 offer practical tips to take from the FTC’s 60+ data security cases.
Most companies keep sensitive personal information in their files—names, Social Security numbers, credit card, or other account data—that identifies customers or employees.This information often is necessary to fill orders, meet payroll, or perform other necessary business functions....
When managing your network, developing an app, or even organizing paper files, sound security is no accident. Companies that consider security from the start assess their options and make reasonable choices based on the nature of their business and the sensitivity of the information...
Produced in cooperation with the Federal Reserve Bank of AtlantaIf you operate a business that accepts checks or online payments, you could be at risk for a new scam that may cost you time and money.Federal officials, consumer advocates, and businesses are hearing from people who have...
This guidance document also is available in Korean, Vietnamese, and Chinese.
Whether you're planning to start your own business or expand the one you own, you may be in the market for credit. When you shop for a loan or line of credit, remember that the law protects you against discrimination. The Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) prohibits creditors from...