If you’re a small business owner, you are no stranger to the headlines about how cybersecurity threats are on the rise, and how businesses are extremely vulnerable to such tactics. However, if you look below the headlines, you’ll see that in most cases, the ‘victims’ of cyber attacks are most often huge companies that stand to lose millions from these occurrences.
The technological advances of the past years have made it incredibly easy for consumers to do almost everything online, from shopping to watching movies or learning. As such, a lot of businesses have moved their operations online. With that, a new risk emerged – ransomware.
In this article, we will explain what ransomware is and why you need protection against it.
The rapid technological advances have made it possible for companies to become more efficient and more productive. But, as more data is stored and processed, cyber security threats increase as well. In fact, one study found that about 90% of data breaches occur because of human error.
In addition to investing in malware, firewalls, and other cybersecurity protocols, it’s also essential to train your employees and make them cybersmart.
Small businesses are prime targets for cybercrime because they lack the security infrastructure and resources of bigger organizations. So having the basic knowledge of threats facing businesses will help strengthen your small business cybersecurity protocols.
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With the rapid digital transformation occurring globally, the ease of doing business has increased. However, cybercriminals have not been left behind. Credible reports indicate that 43% of small businesses experience cyberattacks annually in the United States. The worrying part is that cybercrime is not expected to end any time soon. It is, therefore, upon small […]
Many small business owners still think that the size of their business and the relative obscurity in a world of millions of companies will protect them from cyber attacks. Unfortunately, today’s online world is quite vulnerable to cyber attacks, and most of the attackers use automatization, which enables them to target multiple businesses at once. […]
For any small business that sells online or stores customer data on internet or intranet servers, cybersecurity is a very serious concern. Depending on the nature of your business, you are more or less prone to cyber-attacks. But, as attackers are looking for any kind of information about your customers, even a mail list or […]
Taking a reactive approach with your business’ cybersecurity means you’re always trying to catch up to all the breaches and attacks. While no strategy can 100% save from having to take such an approach at one point, it can get pretty hectic if you’re constantly busy trying to handle damage control With a proactive approach, […]
Small businesses are getting targeted more and more often by cyber attackers who threaten the security of these businesses and cause huge financial and social capital losses. In this article, we will discuss a few tips that can help businesses avoid ransomware. What Is Ransomware? Ransomware is a form of malware (software designed to […]