Cyberattacks and Your Small Business: A Primer for Cybersecurity

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We know you want to protect your customers' data, but how much do you know about the most common types of cyberattacks and how to combat them?

Check out this article to see what #security solutions can do for your customers and contact our team at Turtle Bay IT Services Corp. to help you get started.

Why cyberhackers go after small businesses?

When it comes to starting a small business, new owners have many decisions to make and often leave cybersecurity measures by the wayside. Unless they focus on shoring up their defenses, they may inadvertently end up leaving points of entry wide open for hackers. That can be a major problem. A report by the U.S. National Cyber Security Alliance estimated that 60% of all SMBs fail within six months of a cyberattack.

According to Towergate Insurance, SMBs often underestimate their risk level, with 82% of SMB owners saying they're not targets for attacks. They believe that, researchers said, because they feel they "don't have anything worth stealing."

 

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Wednesday, 25 November 2020