Today, a majority of business organisations (including small and medium-sized businesses) have their lives dependent on the internet. It is without a doubt that many organisations do business at least for a single session online.
For many businesses, they are forever online because they depend on the internet to sell, purchase, or offer something. With the growing popularity of laptops, tablets, and other mobile devices, connectivity has been much improved. But when online, protecting your devices, especially your information and data should be a priority and an ongoing effort so as to make sure that cyber attacks and malware do not come their way.
According to research, a good number of small and medium sized businesses do not consider their security when online especially those who use mobile devices. For some, it is just ignorance and attaching little or no importance to their online security. Not realising that this lack of any cyber security measures or efforts can be a suicidal thing to do. In today’s situation, the number of online scammers and the complexity of threats found online can put your business’ confidential information and other sensitive data required for some of the online endeavours in danger.
Why we should be worried? According to an article published by Life Hacker Australia, small businesses lose an average of $6,600 for every online attack!
Read the full article here: https://www.lifehacker.com.au/2017/03/small-businesses-lose-an-average-of-6600-for-every-online-attack