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  • Data Breach Monitoring Service - FAQs
    What is a breach?A data breach occurs when an unauthorized party gains access to information that is usually sensitive or confidential. In many cases this data is then distributed and/or sold to other parties for malicious intent.Breaches can be classified by what information was stolen. Common breaches include personal health information, personally identifiable information, trade secrets and intellectual property.A breach can be as unsophisticated as an unauthorized person looking at someone else's computer screen, or . . . continue reading

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  • Preventing Data Breaches - Password Best Practices
    Password TipsHere is a list of things you can do to protect your online assets. While this is not an exhaustive list and some are (hopefully) obvious, these password tips can go a long ways to protect yourself online.Our business members can no signup for our Data Breach Monitoring service -- for only $1 per month, per email address.Enable MFA / 2FA when it's available.  MFA is short for multi-factor authentication and 2FA for 2-factor . . . continue reading

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  • Business Data Breach Monitoring Service from WisconsinBuysLocal.com
    NEW FEATURE RELEASED FROM WISCONSIN BUYS LOCALBreach Monitoring ServiceWe're excited and proud to announce the launch of our data Breach Monitoring Service for our locally-owned Business Members.  Our new service:Helps protect you, your business and your employees all from one placeIs fast, easy, and sets up in minutesIs extremely affordable at only $1 per month, per email monitoredSimply log into your Wisconsin Buys Local business account, select Premium Services, then Breach . . . continue reading

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  • Protect Your Business for as little as $1/month
    Data BreachesWhat is a data breach?  Countless companies and organizations collect information about you (and your employees).  This could be your email address, a password that secures an account with that company, payment/credit card information, financial/credit information, medical history, and much more.  Most companies follow strict industry practices to secure and protect this data.  The problem is -- mistakes and bad guys happen.Your information can be breached a variety of ways, ranging from small mistakes to . . . continue reading

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  • Your Chore List for Starting a Business in Wisconsin
    There are so many exciting things to look forward to when starting a business in Wisconsin. Opportunities abound for you to flex your creative muscles and mold your budding company into something amazing. However, there are also myriad steps that are, shall we say, less exciting.   Although the more mundane tasks might not be what you’re most looking forward to, they’re some of the most important. Wisconsin Buys Local shares some . . . continue reading

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  • An Immigrant's Guide to Entrepreneurial Success in the U.S.
    Many immigrants to the U.S. dream of the opportunities that America has to offer. That dream often includes starting one’s own business. If you want to be an entrepreneur, you can achieve your ambition. If you are not a permanent resident, there may be added obstacles, but there are steps that you can take to fulfill your goals.   Challenges of Starting a New Business As an immigrant, you may face extra . . . continue reading

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