by Charlotte L. Hanna CMO/Director of PMR/CMBS Global
By now, many have heard about the horrific hacking of Mat Honan’s online world. How his digital life was wiped out in the span of an hour is both frightening and enlightening. What his story means to us is sobering, a personal assault to the online world we live in.
As the online market continues to grow, Mr. Honan’s experience is a gruesome reminder that senseless acts of violence can happen to those who least deserve it. Your online presence, as an entrepreneur, is as inviting to those who enjoy committing crimes against others as any physical storefront can be. Worse yet, you are exposed to those who seek to ruin the lives of others just for the fun of it on a much grander scale than if you simply owned a shop on Main Street somewhere. [Read more...]