Creating a Culture of Security
If you think your small business will not be the target of a cyber attack, think agian. No business is iummune from hackers, many of whom launch automated attacks that do not distinguish between big businesses and small businesses- they are just looking for any buisness which is vulnerable.
43% of cyberattacks target small businesses, and about 60 % of those companies are out of business within 6 months of the attack. For small businesses, the cost of a cyberattack is unsustainable, almost $900,000 on average (Small Business Trends).
The causes of these attacks are serveral, from third-party mistakes to operating system errors to malicious insiders. The number one cause of small business cyberttacks, however, is negligent employees, account for almost 50% of the total.
The most effective security training programs go beyond making employees aware of external threats- they also seek to transform organizational culture, to helping workers understand why security is imporant, and that a successful cyberattack could shutdown your business. You can effect that transformation by following the six steps below:
6 Steps to Securing Your Network
- User Training
- Firewall Appliance
- Malware Software
- Content Filtering
Fill out the form to the right or call us today 336.804.8449 to learn more about creating a culture of security in your organization.