Small Business Cybersecurity Readiness Checklist

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What type of security software do you use?

Some small businesses rely either on free security software that comes with their computers or consumer-grade security software suites. These solutions are better than nothing at all, but they are insufficient for business use. Moreover, businesses tend to have multiple employees with multiple types of devices – that's why it's important to have a solution that can fully protect your business. Security as a service is also a great idea for small businesses versus licensed software because it requires little management and the software is always up to date.

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), vital to the U.S. economy, are vulnerable when it comes to cybersecurity. Small business owners often make the mistake of thinking that their data will have little value to hackers. Yet, financial accounts and employee, customer or partner information are all appealing to cyber criminals, and if SMBs are unprepared, even more accessible.

The cybersecurity experts over at F-Secure have compiled the following information to help small and medium-sized business owners assess their exposure to cyber threats.

 

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