Small Business Cybersecurity Readiness Checklist

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Do you have a security policy and do you train employees on IT security?

Software and expertise can only protect you so much. The biggest weakness in the fight against cybersecurity has always been the human factor – risky online behavior engaged in by employees. The only way to help reduce this exposure is to have clear policies in place, train every employee on Internet security and provide regular reminders and refresher trainings.

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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