Equifax hack has businesses uneasy about security

October 5, 2017

The Equifax breach is reminding small business owners they may be vulnerable to cybercriminals. Companies that provide security and other technology services to small businesses say they’ve had an increase in calls from customers since Equifax revealed that the personal information of 143 million Americans had been exposed. The hack has galvanized some owners into …

Sand Sea and Air accepting supply donations for Puerto Rico

October 4, 2017

Terri Madden, the owner of Sand Sea and Air Interiors Inc., located in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and a regular contributor to Marine Fabricator magazine, recently contacted IFAI to provide an update of the situation facing her business as well as many others on the hurricane-ravaged island. “I am more fortunate than most,” Madden says. …

SBA will make online matches between small businesses, lenders

October 3, 2017

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has launched an online matchmaking program aimed at connecting small business in need of money to small business lenders, which include commercial banks and non-profit organizations. The program is called Lender Match and brings together entrepreneurs and SBA lenders to help increase access to capital. It’s free and it …