Category Archives for "Cyber Security"

How Much Does a Cyberattack Cost a Small Business?

How much does a cyber attack cost a small business

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 […]

What Are the Top 4 Cyber Security Threats Facing Small Businesses?

What Are the Top 4 Cyber Security Threats Facing Small Businesses

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. […]

How Can You Protect Your Small Business Against Cyber Attacks?

How Can You Protect Your Small Business Against Cyber Attacks

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 […]

Proactive Cybersecurity: What Small Businesses Can Actually Do To Stay Safe

Proactive Cyber Security What Small Businesses Can Actually Do To Stay Safe

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, […]

3 Tips for Preventing Ransomware in Your Small Business

3 Tips for Preventing Ransomware in your small business

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 […]

Why SMBs Are At A High Risk For Cyber Security Threats In 2021

Why SMBs are high risk for cybersecurity threats in 2021

Cyber attacks can happen to any organization at any time – and this includes small and medium sized businesses (SMBs). In fact, SMBs are particularly vulnerable to cyber security threats in 2021. Why? We’ll explore a few of the reasons in this blog from West County Computers.   SMBs Don’t Expect To Be Targeted By […]

How Do I Secure My Company’s Computer Network To Prevent Outside Hackers?

How Do I Secure My Company's Computer Network To Prevent Outside Hackers

Cybersecurity is a big priority for a lot of companies, considering that most businesses have an increasing amount of digital assets they need to keep safe. According to Verizon, around 45% of all data breaches occur because of hackers, specifically. So how can you protect your assets from individuals trying to break into your system? […]

What Are the Effects of Cyber Attacks on Businesses?

What are the effects of cyber attacks on businesses

As the world turns digital and the number of online transactions is increasing, we can expect to see a rise in business cyber attacks. Cybersecurity Ventures estimates that cybercrime will cost organizations $6 trillion annually by 2021. Cybercriminals are coming up with more and more sophisticated ways to identify loopholes and breach systems. But, what […]