Businesses still do not have a cyber security plan

Nearly half (45 per cent) of small businesses don’t have a cyber security plan for their business according to research by Smith & Williamson, the accountancy, investment management and tax group. Read about the new research by Smith & Williamson which reveals that nearly 45 percent of small and medium businesses dont have cyber security […]

What Is a Data Breach and How Can It Impact Your Small Business?

Read Rob Starr explain what is a data breach and how it can affect small and medium businesses on Small Biz Trends : If your business stores or collects information from customers, suppliers, partners or anyone else, you’re likely a potential target for a data breach.  A data breach occurs when someone unauthorized steals or […]

7 nightmare cyber security threats to SMEs and how to secure against them

Read Nick Ismail explain the the seven top cyber security threats to small and medium businesses and how to secure against them on Information Age : Small businesses that see themselves as too small to be targeted by cyber criminals are putting themselves at direct risk.In fact, small businesses are at an equal, if not […]

WannaCry: Smaller businesses are at great risk

Read why Andrew Stuart says that small and medium businesses at greater risk from ransomware attacks on Helpnet Security : Last week saw a widespread attack with more than 10,000 organisations across 150 countries – including 48 NHS trusts in the UK – almost simultaneously hit by the ransomware strain WannaCry. With data encrypted, the […]

Cybercrime Explosion Creates Niches for Small Businesses

An influx of cybercrime in recent years has led to plenty of worry for small businesses. But it has also led to opportunities for some. Just ask Matt Loria. Loria is the co-owner of Auxiom, a Michigan based company that provides IT and cyber security services to small businesses. Read why Matt Loria of Auxiom […]

Why security leaders need to support small business cyber insurance efforts

Read Michael Santarcangelo’s article about why security leaders need to support small and medium businesses to take cyber insurance on CSO Online : Business today increasingly relies on partners. The increase in third party risk programs suggests security leaders take this seriously. The reality is our partners, often small and medium businesses, face growing challenges, too. […]

5 Things You Need to Know About the Small Business Cybersecurity Act

Read Chris Burt list five things you need to know about the new small business cyber security act on Whir : The U.S. Senate is poised to consider passage of the MAIN STREET Cybersecurity Act of 2017 to require the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to support better cybersecurity among small businesses, JD […]

4 Cybersecurity Best Practices to Bolster Small Business Defenses

Read Wylie Wong list 4 best cyber security practices for small and medium businesses on Biz Tech Magazine : Through its exercise videos and nutritional shakes and supplements, Beachbody helps people get buff, lose weight and live healthier lives. In fact, the fitness company’s IT team knows all about working up a sweat, but in their […]

Peter Strong: Cyber attacks are a clear and present danger to small businesses

The recent hit by cyber criminals on websites around the world reinforces the need to change the culture of businesses to help deal with modern threats to our day-to-day business activities. There has been a call from all and sundry for the small business community to focus on this real and immediate threat; there is clear […]

Small business cyber bill would cost $6M

It would cost the federal government $6 million to implement legislation aimed at helping small businesses improve their cybersecurity, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimates. Read the news about how the newly initiated small medium cyber legislation would cost United States $6 million on The Hill.