UK small businesses are flirting with the “security poverty line”

A third of UK small businesses are risking their online safety by operating at or below the “security poverty line,” according to new research from Duo Security. The cybersecurity company partnered with YouGov to survey 1,0009 senior decision makers across the UK to determine how much they are spending on cybersecurity. Read about the new report […]

Too many UK small businesses still aren’t investing in cyber protection

Duo Security, one of the world’s fastest growing cybersecurity companies, in partnership with YouGov, has surveyed 1,009 senior decision makers in small businesses across Britain and found that 38 per cent will spend nothing at all to protect themselves from cybersecurity threats this financial year. Read more about the new report by Duo Security which […]

Small businesses are cyber targets whether they know it or not

This week in Washington, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce will host its sixth annual Cybersecurity Summit. This important event will bring together some of the nation’s top cybersecurity experts to talk about ways to help the business community, large and small, better protect themselves against cyberattacks. Read why cyber security experts says that small businesses […]

66% of SMBs would shut down or close if they experienced a data breach

In the event of a serious data breach, 66% of SMBs would either go out of business completely, or be forced to shut down for at least a day, according to a Monday report from VIPRE. This would happen regardless of whether systems or data were compromised, according to a press release announcing the report. […]

Legal-Ease: Small business data loss and protection

Read Lee R. Schroeder’s article about the legal aspect of small business data loss and protection on Lima Ohio : The recent Equifax data breach has prompted many of us individually to try to protect our identities from theft and misuse. For small businesses, the risks associated with data protection are exponentially greater than that for individuals […]

Some SMBs Dangerously Ignorant Of Cybersecurity Threat

The research is clear: Just because a business is small does not mean it survives undetected from a cyberattack. In fact, some SMBs may actually be a bigger target for cybercrime. For example, small U.S. manufacturers working with overseas business partners operate with a heightened risk for cybercrime, according to research from Bank of the […]

Equifax’s Data Breach Sends Wake-Up Call to Small Business Owners

Read why Joyce M. Rosenberg says that Equifax’s data breach is a wake up call for all small business owners on Inc. : The Equifax breach is reminding small business owners that they may be vulnerable to cybercriminals. Companies that provide security and other technology services to small businesses say they’ve had an increase in calls […]

Small business needs cyber security plan

Many small- and medium-sized businesses could be at risk of losing money and customers because they don’t have a cyber security plan. Only 13 per cent of small businesses have a plan to protect their money and valuable client data, according to a monthly survey of 400 small business owners by online business management solutions provider […]

For Small Businesses: The Current Landscape of Cybersecurity Law

Read  Robert E. Braun and Michael A. Gold explain the current cyber security law landscape for small and medium businesses on Lexology : Small businesses understand that they are challenged with all the cybersecurity issues that large companies face. But often they fail to act preemptively under the false assumption that the resources of a […]

What Small Business Owners Need to Know About Cybersecurity

Read Rose Leadum explain what small and medium businesses need to know about cyber security on Entrepreneur : From HBO to Chipotle, we often hear about major cyber attacks in the news. We rarely think, however, that we could be victims. It’s time to squash that mindset. Read her full article here.