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The latest startup and SME news and opinions from Digital Risks.

1 Sep 2016
1 minute read

What can we learn from the Sage data breach?

The business world has been gripped by the recent Sage data breach, which compromised employee data from almost 300 of the company's clients. Providing another reminder of how vulnerable - and valuable - sensitive and confidential data can be, Sage was quick to feel the effects, seeing its share price tumble in the days following the event.

30 Aug 2016
4 minute read

Social media risks and how to avoid them

Social media can be invaluable for small businesses, but operating in a real time, fast moving isn't without pitfalls. What should you watch out for?

25 Aug 2016
1 minute read

How do I insure my stuff overnight in a coworking space

Find out how to insure your kit overnight in a co-working space

23 Aug 2016
3 minute read

Top 5 tips to find out what your competition are doing

Top 5 tips to find out what your competition are doing – then beat them at it.

22 Aug 2016
4 minute read

Simple tips for freelancers on avoiding late payments

Simple tips for freelancers on avoiding late payments

18 Aug 2016
3 minute read

Simple business steps to prevent employee data misuse

Simple business steps to prevent employee data misuse

17 Aug 2016
1 minute read

Buy business insurance online or speak to a broker?

Is it okay to buy business insurance online, or should I speak to a broker?

16 Aug 2016
4 minute read

Big brand start-up programmes – what you need to know

Big brand start-up programmes – what you need to know

15 Aug 2016
1 minute read

Why the new BlackBerry alone will not keep your data safe

Why the new BlackBerry alone will not keep your data safe

10 Aug 2016
5 minute read

Why working with a business mentor is a no-brainer

Getting a start-up off the ground can be a lonely – and a scary – process. Here's a few pointers on where to start and how to get the most out of the experience