A newly discovered security flaw called "Heartbleed" has many businesses scrambling to beef up their online security.
The Heartbleed flaw affects websites that use a security software called OpenSSL to protect users' data and passwords. As The Washington Post explains, sites vulnerable to the flaw are like doors with defective locks. No matter how much consumers change their passwords, if the "lock" is broken, user data is vulnerable.
So what does your business need to know about the Heartbleed flaw?