Copiers pose bigger threats than paper jams, cybersecurity experts say

Ever think of your copier as posing a cyber threat? It can, experts said last week at the Southern California Procurement, Trade & Manufacturing Summit in Riverside. People don’t realize a printer is a PC, said Jonathan Ramirez of Hewlett-Packard in a seminar on cybersecurity for small to medium-sized businesses. Read why Jonathan Ramirez of Hewlett-Packard […]

5 lessons small business should learn from recent cyber attacks

Read David Geer list five lessons that small and medium businesses should learn from recent cyber attacks on The Next Web : If the recent cyber attacks have taught us anything, it is that most people are dangerously unprepared for them. Cyber security should be at the forefront of virtually every industry yet it is […]

The Best Defense: Cyber security for small businesses and entrepreneurs

Read Hilary Ingoldsby’s article about best cyber security for small and medium businesses on Utah Business : The U.S. Democratic Party. Disney. Netflix. Britain’s National Health Service. These are just a few of the companies to make headlines recently for having been the victims of major cyber security attacks. Read her full article here.

71 percent of SMBs are not prepared for cyber security risks

Small and medium sized businesses increasingly feel that they’re vulnerable to cyber threats but most aren’t prepared to meet them. A new survey from endpoint security specialist Webroot finds that 96 percent of businesses with 100 to 499 employees in the US, UK and Australia believe their organizations will be susceptible to external cybersecurity threats in […]

Report: 71% of SMBs are not prepared for cybersecurity risks

IT decision makers at 96% of SMBs in the US, UK, and Australia believe their organizations will be susceptible to external cybersecurity threats this year, according to a new report from security provider Webroot. Read about the new report by Webroot which reveals that nearly 71 percent of small and medium businesses are not prepared […]

Ombudsman says SMBs are a growing target for cybercrime in Australia

According to Kate Carnell, Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, half of small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) operating in Australia believe their limited online presence protects them from cybercrime. Read why Kate Carnell, Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman says that small and medium businesses are a growing target for cyber attacks in Australia on ZDNet.

Security threats rising, but are SMEs prepared?

Read why Lucy Hook says that small and medium businesses are unprepared to face the rising cyber security threats on Insurance Business Mag : SME businesses are underprepared for the growing security threats they face – from terrorism to cyber-attacks – despite a widespread understanding that threat levels are increasing. The Borough Market terror attack in […]

Small business urged to adopt digital safeguards for modern success

Read Andy Stonhouse’s article about why small and medium businesses should adopt digital safeguards for defence against cyber attacks on Greeley Tribune : Not so long ago, a small business could get by on a strictly do-it-yourself basis when handling its digital needs. You only needed to get your 13-year-old nephew to build your website, […]

Cyber threats can pose significant risks to small businesses

Read Mitchell Hartman’s article about how growing cyber threats can pose high risk to small and medium businesses on Market Place : The National Cyber Security Alliance, a public-private partnership supported by the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Trade Commission, is holding workshops to help small businesses around the country defend against cyber […]

Fewer than one in five SMEs prepared for security threats

Fewer than one in five UK SMEs have assessed their exposure to security threats, despite rising threats and recent high-profile cyber attacks, according to a new report. In research by Arthur J. Gallagher, 44 per cent of small- and medium-sized businesses said they expect to face some kind of threat in the next 12 to 18 […]