The Impact of IT Security on Small Business

It makes the news when someone like Target, Equifax or Yahoo suffer a security breach as they are multinational companies worth billions of dollars but you don’t hear about this happening to small business.
Does this mean that as a small business owner you can relax, that the big guys are who the bad guys are after, that small business is not a target worth pursuing?
Well no, that’s not the case at all in fact nearly half of all cyber attacks are tarted at small business.   This means that small business needs to take IT security seriously.
This infographic outlines the impact of IT security on small business – it is not just downtime but think about the cost of lost business files, customer data being released and good will of the company not to mention the actual cost to recover.

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