Data Security

Data Security

5 Essential Data Security Best Practices for Small Businesses

In a previous blog, we talked about some of the big mistakes small businesses make regarding keeping their data secure. With even some big-name companies seeing major data breaches in recent months, data security is an important topic. If you’re not sure where to start, we’ve got some best practices that should form the foundation of your data protection policy: 1. Assess and update your current security practices How many people in your company have access to sensitive customer information? The more people [...]

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Data Security Mistakes

Are You Making These 5 Costly Data Security Mistakes?

In December of 2017, search engine and email platform Yahoo uncovered a data breach from 2013 that involved over a billion user accounts. In November, an independent researcher found a privacy hole in Cisco’s Professional Careers website that left sensitive data open for prying eyes. And just last month, Verity Health System notified more than 9,000 patients that their personal information may have been stolen through a medical group website no longer in use. According to the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse, [...]

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NFC and Direct Marketing

Apple Pay, NFC and Direct Marketing

The iPhone 6 was revealed yesterday, with the Apple Pay system. The Apple Pay System relies on NFC (near-field communications) to send payment information to a vendor. Mobile payment systems like this are intended to replace the physical wallet. Developers will be able to build apps for Apple Pay starting next month. So what is similar to Apple Pay right now? QR Code marketing has been utilized by companies for several years. The use of QR codes has gone up over [...]

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Quality Culture ISO 9001 2008

Creating a Quality Culture – ISO 9001:2008 Certification

Since United Mail became ISO 9001:2008 certified, the associated procedures and guidelines have encouraged our employees to think about “quality” in a whole new light. A quality culture is now the mindset throughout United Mail. Our motto is “Do it right, and on time, every time.” It was a collaborative effort that allowed us to achieve the certification and that remains so today. Our employees grow from co-workers to teammates to ensure the finished product meets the customer’s standards. People [...]

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