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Cyber Security for Small Business: Preventing Hacks

July 7, 2016

Small businesses are ideal targets for cyber criminals. Why? Because their information (credit card data, bank information and personal information) is just as valuable as bigger merchants but their security practices are often not up to par.

As discussed in this video, most small businesses don’t believe they will be hacked. And yet cyber criminals target small businesses 6 out of 10 times. Last year alone 5,000 new vulnerabilities were discovered. It’s clear the problem isn’t going to go away on its own.

So, what can you do to safeguard your small business? Check out the video to learn more about these tips to protect your business:

1.     Understand risks.
2.     Educate employees.
3.     Create an action plan.
4.     Invest in a software solution for both laptops/workstations and mobile devices.