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SMBs may not be as secure as you think

See this infographic that highlights the risks faced by small businesses from hackers as well as gives a few tips to help safeguard against attacks.

Small businesses often assume they are safe from cyber attacks because they are too small to be of interest to hackers. Many small businesses also mistakenly assume they have taken adequate measures to protect themselves. This infographic, courtesy of VeraCode, highlights the risks faced by small businesses from hackers as well as gives a few tips to help safeguard against attacks.

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2 comments
dl_wraith
dl_wraith

Hi, Toni, I wanted to ask where the infographic came from. Different sources quote different figures for different reasons and it may help to know the context behind these particular stats. It is perfectly true that a lot of small companies don't take security seriously enough. I've seen it take successful hack attacks before companies wise up and do anything about their security before. It's well worth reminding people that basic security is easy and necessary in the SME space but we have to be careful who's take we use to give out that message as many firms have ulterior motives and less than accurate stats. Thanks for sharing, but I'm still really interested in where the graphic is from.

tom.marsh
tom.marsh

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