Small Business Cybersecurity Readiness Checklist

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How do you ensure the software your employees use is up to date?

Software flaws are also a common way hackers gain access to devices and critical information. When flaws are found, hackers quickly exploit them until the software maker discovers the problem and is able to send out a fix. If you or your employees delay updating software or apps, you are exposed and could be easy pickings for hackers.

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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