CurationEntrepreneur

6 Reasons Smart Small Business Owners Invest In Security [Entrepreneur]

Smart small business owners, however, understand what the current security trend is. And, though small, they know that their businesses are at risk. That is why they budget for security. This way they can be protected from the numerous hackers out to drill a hole in a lot of unlucky businesses out there.

As a small business owner, you should do the same. Here are six reasons why:

  1. Hackers expect loopholes in small businesses. – Most hackers expect small business sites to be full of loopholes and therefore easy to exploit. This is because they assume that small business owners are lazy or at least reluctant when it comes to investing in cyber security.
  2. The size of the business doesn’t matter to cyber criminals.
  3. In the past, you probably left some sugar lying around for the ants. – You know what it is like to start and grow a new business. Usually, you sign up for many online services, cloud tools, bank accounts, emails and more. Those little crumbs can act like a sugar cluster that will lead the cyber insects right to your doorstep. Investing in security is what will protect you from this potential danger.
  4. You may be opening a back door to a larger company’s data.
  5. Your Internet connection may be prone to easy compromise.
  6. Recent statistics don’t favor you in the slightest.

Curated from Entrepreneur

More Posts Across the Web

Small business owners: Daily deals are killing us [WCPO] – Bottom line: Sure, go ahead and drive a hard bargain for that car, home, appliance, or other service, even a gym if they are pushing a one-year contract. But if its a small local business, try to see it from their perspective if they say no, so they stick around for the long term. And that way you don’t waste your money.

There are 3 key numbers any business owner should track, no matter what industry you are in [Business Insider] – There are three key numbers you need to track in your business in order to grow a successful business: sales, profits, and cash. You don’t have to do this yourself. Your bookkeeper — and you should hire a bookkeeper — can do most of this for you.

 

Tags
Show More

Gresham Harkless Jr.

Gresham Harkless is a Media Consultant for Blue 16 Media and the Blogger-in-Chief for CEO Blog Nation. CEO Blog Nation is a community of blogs for entrepreneurs and business owners. Started in much the same way as most small businesses, CEO Blog Nation captures the essence of entrepreneurship by allowing entrepreneurs and business owners to have a voice. CEO Blog Nation provides news, information, events and even startup business tips for entrepreneurs, startups and business owners to succeed.

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Powered by CBNation.co 1_31-2 + Blue 16 Media 1_31-2 / Know Enough to Be Dangerous?GET WEBSITE & SEO HELP
+ +
Close