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FTC Report Finds Some Small Business Web Hosting Services Could Leave Small Businesses at Risk of Fa

Federal Trade Commission press release -------- The Federal Trade Commission today released a staff report that examines 11 web-hosting services that market themselves to small businesses and finds that many do not provide by default certain email authentication and anti-phishing technologies, potentially leaving many small firms at risk of facilitating phishing scams. In a Staff Perspective, “Do Web Hosts Protect Their Small Business Customers with Secure Hosting and Anti-Phishing Technologies?”, the FTC’s Office of Technology Research and Investigation examined the security features offered by certain web hosting services that cater to small businesses. The research was prompted by a series of roundtable discussions around the country that the FTC held in 2017, in which many small business owners said that choosing web hosting and email providers was one of the key challenges they face. To learn more click on the picture below to read the release.

FTC Report Finds Some Small Business Web Hosting Services Could Leave Small Businesses at Risk of Facilitating Phishing Scams - Read More from FTC

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