Most small businesses don’t consider themselves to be prime targets of cyber-attacks. This sort of thinking leaves the company open to potential hackers when they realize how easy it is to infiltrate into the company’s databases and get what they want.
The only crimes we hear about major news agencies are the ones that affect huge companies, but even the small ones are at risk. According to HuffPost, one in five small businesses are affected by cybercrime annually. Hacking is a low-risk to the high-reward profession, and small-time hackers don’t want the publicity of cracking open a multinational.
They would much prefer escape notice by sticking to the smaller companies that still have the valuable resources they’re after but no way to secure those resources. The resources they want are your customers’ information, including their credit card details. As a small business, what’s your best line of defense against cyber-attacks?
How To Effectively Defend Your Business From Cyber Attacks