The world is more connected and digitally dependent than ever before. As a society, we’re becoming more technologically advanced and this is impacting our personal and professional lives. In the modern workplace, technology is no longer something that’s “nice to have” but necessary. We depend on our systems – from email to phones to servers and everything in between – to keep us up and running at all times. As we rely on technology more and more, we’re seeing greater threats targeting businesses for the purpose of stealing sensitive information or halting operations.
Zix-AppRiver conducted a survey wherein they found some very interesting statistics about small to midsize businesses and their outlook on cybercrime this year. Here are some of their findings:
In 2019, cybercriminals targeted all sorts of organizations – from the government all the way down to municipalities and schools. Many SMBs are starting to worry about their ability to defend against and prepare for an attack that may be the first step toward access to government agencies. After all, cyberattacks will increasingly be used as a way for countries to target one another.
This year, it appears that businesses are no longer fearing the possibility of a cyberattack, but rather, expecting it to happen. Naturally, this means it’s vital to defend your business before it happens to you. Where to Start specializes in cybersecurity for small to midsize businesses. We provide:
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