Thinking you’re not at risk because you’re a small company is, unfortunately, a thought you can’t afford to have – 61% of all cyber-attacks target small businesses! They want your personal information, your keystrokes, your employee records, and more. Don’t give them the opportunity.
Choosing the right level of IT support is extremely important in creating a plan to maximize the level of efficiency in your office among your employees. You might already have an IT guy, which is great, but your system might need more monitoring and a little more IT-TLC.
"They couldn't possibly be after MY data," you think, as you start the cyber security conversation with your IT department. Your data is valuable to you but, what could cyber criminals possibly want with a bunch of raw data files about your business, with no context?
So, do you really know if your business is prepared for a cyber attack?
In our recent post, What is "IT" for Small to Medium Business Security?, we discussed the biggest security risk for any business - the people. What about the growing list of vulnerabilities that come hand-in-hand with all of our fancy new technologies?
It seems like the moment you buy your new iPhone there’s a new model out before you leave the store. Technology is changing faster than ever, and for every advance we make, there’s a new threat, a new challenge. Even IT professionals have a hard time keeping up!