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A comprehensive security assessment and certification program from Verizon Business is aimed at helping small to medium-size businesses better assess and manage their security risks associated with protecting sensitive company information, according to a Verizon announcement. The company’s Security Management Program (SMP) Business helps proactively protect businesses from security threats by leveraging a set of practices to evaluate a company’s security posture and recommends ways to cost-effectively improve security and ease compliance with industry regulations.