One in five employees share their email password with co-workers

Small to medium-sized businesses are hit with nearly 4,000 cyber attacks per day — and that number is only expected to grow, according to a new report. Small businesses are even more likely to be targeted by malicious hackers, but the actions of small business employees and leaders reveal little is actually being done to address the negligence towards security.

Chicago, IL-based IT consultancy for SMBs, Switchfast surveyed over 600 small business leaders and small business employees about their cyber security habits. Cyber attacks have huge consequences for business. The survey found that three out of five (60 percent) of small businesses that suffered a breach are likely to go out of business within six months.

Read more about the findings of the new Switchfast survey on TechRepublic.