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:
- 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.
- The size of the business doesn’t matter to cyber criminals.
- 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.
- You may be opening a back door to a larger company’s data.
- Your Internet connection may be prone to easy compromise.
- Recent statistics don't favor you in the slightest.
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