Top 4 Reasons Why SMEs Need Cyber Security

Read Brijesh Vora list top four reasons why small and medium businesses need cyber security on Business Zone : Not just one or two, but many small business owners think that they are protected against any kind of cyber attacks. Unfortunately, they are not. In fact, many of them don’t do much to protect their […]

Why 2017 is the Time for SMBs to Prioritize Site Security

Read why Jimmy Duvall says that 2017 is the time for small and medium businesses to prioritize website security on Multichannel Merchant : Advances in technology enable us to do amazing things, among them the ability to buy almost anything you want online. But where there’s someone diligently working to earn a living, there are others […]

10 Important Cyber Security Tips For Small Business Owners

Small businesses are generally not well secured due to being labeled as small businesses, but their security threats are not necessarily small. On any given day, they can fell to the hacking, malware, ransomware and data breaches due to their cheap and dated protection. But with the few steps, you can avoid such cyber security […]

SMB IT Pros Give Themselves an “F” on Prevention, Detection

Forty percent of IT pros at small and medium-sized businesses give their organization a failing grade for having a balanced security stack. In a survey, Barkly asked IT managers and system admins at SMBs to grade their organizations on the three core aspects of security: prevention, detection and recovery. While responses varied, the majority reflected a […]

Small Businesses Lag in Cybersecurity Readiness

ll businesses are lagging behind larger companies in preparedness for attacks on their websites or computer systems. That’s the finding of a survey by Hiscox, an insurance company whose target market in the U.S. is small business. The survey released last week found that small businesses are less likely to make changes to their cybersecurity […]

Shifting Data Security Requirements are Hardest on Small Businesses

Small businesses can struggle with the vagueness of “reasonable protection” requirements that Federal laws and regulations establish for personal data, according to experts who testified Wednesday at a House Small Business Committee hearing. Read why cyber security experts say that small and medium businesses are hardest hit by shifting data security requirements on Meri Talk.

Are You Protected From Cyber-Threats? Why Small Business Owners Should Be Concerned

It is not uncommon for small businesses to bypass cyber-security measures, believing that cyber-crime is reserved for major financial institutions or government organizations. However, small businesses are frequent targets because their websites and databases may have less stringent security protocols. Read why small and medium businesses should be concerned about the cyber security preparedness on […]

Aussie SMBs lose $6600 for each cyber attack

Norton (a Symantec company) says that despite long and concerted cyber security awareness campaigns, many Australian SMBs are still ill-equipped or unwilling to assess and proactively secure their devices and data to minimise the threats against cyber attacks in an increasingly digital world. Read more about the new report by Norton which reveals that each […]

How to boost cybersecurity for your small business

Security breaches at big companies get a lot of attention, but smaller firms are increasingly at risk, too. The number of attacks on companies with fewer than 250 employees is steadily growing according to an internet security threat report released by software security firm Symantec. Read why Chase’s Consumer & Community Banking experts suggest that business […]

3 rising cybersecurity risks for small businesses

Read Annie Qureshi list three rising cyber security risks for small and medium businesses on Business Zone : Cybersecurity is a growing concern for businesses across the world. According to the 2016 Internet Security Threat Report from Symantec, 43% of hacking targets are small businesses. Read her full article here.