Why Small Businesses are a Cyber Criminal's Favorite Target
Weekly, if not daily, the news is reporting on the latest data breach or ransomware attack against a major corporation, social media giant, hospital or other notable organization in our communities. As small business owners, we naturally think, “they’re after the big guys; I’m too small to be a target.” This is a dangerous thought that couldn’t be further from the truth! According to Ponemon Institute’s 2016 State of SMB Cybersecurity report, cybercrime against small businesses (those with 250 or fewer employees) has nearly tripled since 2011. Today, 43% of all cyber attacks target small business.
- 6 things your small business has that cyber criminals want.
- The real impact if those criminals get what they want.
- Actionable tips to protect your business, bank account and reputation.
Presented by Kris Fenton, President, IT Squared Resource, Inc.