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Business Networks at Risk from Cybercriminals

While 2011 was seen as a success for cybercriminals worldwide, it seems 2012 may be no different as nearly 71 percent of merchants store unencrypted payment card data on their business network, according to SecurityMetrics’  second annual Payment Card Threat Report. Unfortunately, only one quarter of a percent (.24 percent) of card data storage on [...]

2012-12-28T02:22:06+00:00 December 28th, 2012|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Newtek to Present at Micro-Cap Conference

Newtek, The Small Business Authority, announced today that it has been invited to present at the Sidoti Semiannual Micro-Cap Conference at the Grand Hyatt New York Hotel on Monday, January 7, 2013 at 3:30pm EST. Barry Sloane, President and CEO, will be available during the day for one-on-one meetings. To schedule a meeting, please contact your [...]

2012-12-27T06:51:01+00:00 December 27th, 2012|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

IDC Raises Tablet Sales Forecast, Again

Well, this is quite funny. For the third time this year, research company IDC has raised their tablet forecast for 2012 and onward. According to analysts, the tablet market is set to ship 122.3 million units in 2012, up from their previous prediction of 117.1 million units. The latest update from their report entitled, Worldwide [...]

2012-12-27T02:02:18+00:00 December 27th, 2012|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cloud Storage Mkt. to Reach $46 B by 2018

A recent report, Cloud Storage Market – Worldwide Forecasts & Analysis (2012-2018), published by MarketsandMarkets, found that the cloud storage market is expected to grow from $5.6 billion in 2012 to $46.8 billion by 2018 – an estimated CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of 40.2 percent. Of the global cloud storage markets, North America leads [...]

2012-12-26T02:18:04+00:00 December 26th, 2012|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

50 Percent of Companies Ignore Cyber Threats

Nearly half of companies today say they are unaware about the potential security threats they may face, according to a survey conducted by market research agency B2B International on behalf of Kaspersky Lab. Not only do companies lack knowledge about cyber threats, but 58 percent of the IT professionals surveyed said they lack resources in [...]

2012-12-24T02:13:35+00:00 December 24th, 2012|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Custom Holiday Cards – No Designer Required

The holidays are nearly upon us and if you haven’t started thinking about holiday greetings for your clients yet, the clock is ticking. Have you put off tackling this project because you want to send a custom card but don’t know where to start? Stop procrastinating now because custom, branded cards are not only easy [...]

2012-12-21T02:52:17+00:00 December 21st, 2012|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The SB Authority Index Shows Continued Growth

Newtek Business Services, The Small Business Authority, has released its SB Authority Index of small business indicators for November 2012 - reaching 115.52 points. Newtek's proprietary merchant processing volume and the Russell Microcap Index led the increase. The SB Authority index is up .47% from October 2012. Newtek President and CEO Barry Sloane said, "The Federal [...]

2012-12-20T06:10:11+00:00 December 20th, 2012|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Social Media Business Users Beware

Have you posted any photos with Instagram lately? How about any of your friends? Well for those that did, congratulations! It seems your photos could soon be seen anywhere and simultaneously making money – for someone else? Say What? Well, Facebook acquired photo powerhouse Instagram just 3 months ago, and with the acquisition came also [...]

2012-12-19T02:00:59+00:00 December 19th, 2012|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

U.S. Claims 5 of Top 10 Fastest Supercomputers

The United States reigns supreme once again as the country holds five out of the world's top 10 supercomputers. The Top500 list was compiled by Hans Meuer, professor at the University of Mannheim in Germany, where he has kept record of all new supercomputer developments since 1986. Other contributors to the list include: Erich Strohmaier [...]

2012-12-18T02:50:36+00:00 December 18th, 2012|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments