Why Your Small Business Needs Cyber Security

Why Your Small Business Needs Cyber Security

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Why Your Small Business Needs Cyber Security
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In a world that is rapidly transitioning through phases of the digital age, scamming, data breaching, phishing, and various other forms of criminal activity have become both increasingly and indiscriminately common for businesses regardless of industry or size. John Sancenito from INA (Information Network Associates Inc.) tells us that there are two main cybersecurity issues to be of concern for business owners currently. He describes the first concern being data breaches, and the second is ransomware. He quotes that 1 in 5 small businesses experience a cyberattack in some sort during their tenure, 60% of those experiences result in going out of business within just 6 months of said cyberattack. John points out that while cyberattacks are of concern for all businesses, smaller ones need to be especially careful due to the lack of resources required to rebound from the expenses required to sort out these kinds of issues (litigation, attorney fees, compliance expenses, etc.). To help combat these issues, it is important to keep in mind these 5 tips for maintaining your business’ cybersecurity. (more…)