Small businesses tend to lack the right protection from cybersecurity threats which makes them easy targets. There are many common cybersecurity threats that can be easily overlooked. This may be a low-interest category, but one that is of utmost importance. Cybersecurity Ventures predicts that cyber-crimes will cost about $6 trillion annually by 2021.
Learn and Understand the Threats
There are many common cyber-attacks that every small business owner should be aware of. Malware, viruses, ransomware and phishing are among some of the most common and they continue to evolve. So unfortunately it is not a one and and done solution. This piece from the SBA provides insights for small businesses on how better understand what these threats look like and their potential impacts. Gaining a better understanding of these common threats will only improve your business security.
How to Improve Your Cybersecurity
Cybersecurity risk assessments are important for your business. The assessments allow you to understand the vulnerability of your business and help you decide what you need to do in order to ensure the safety of your business.
Due to their direct path into your system, employees and emails are one of the main reasons why cyber-attacks occur. One of the easiest tactics small businesses can take is that of training employees. Training and periodic refreshers can help eliminate the advancement of cyber-attacks.
How We Can Help You Stay Safe!
If your small business is not yet up to date on all the latest security protections, we can help. We have experience setting up access for you and your remote staff, installing anti-virus, malware protection and more. Security is our most important goal in everything we do.