Small Business Security Facts

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Jan 31 · 1 min read

The cyber-security industry is rapidly growing in response to the number of cyber-crimes that continue to plague businesses large and small. It is clear that no organization, regardless of its size or vertical, is safe from a data breach.

Cyber-crime continues to be a real threat. Consider some of these pressing cyber-security statistics as you plan for the New Year:

  • 54% of businesses state negligent employees were the root cause of data breaches.
  • 29% have confidence in their ability to minimize the risk of an insecure internet of things.
  • 59% of businesses say password policies are strictly enforced.
  • 62% of breaches were the result of cyber-crime.
  • 81% of hacking-related breaches leveraged stolen or weak passwords.
  • 66% of malware was installed via malicious email attachments.
  • 58% of malware attack victims are categorized as small businesses.
  • $2,235,000 was the average cost of cyber attacks for small and medium-sized businesses in 2017.

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