It’s tough starting a small business, and even tougher to run one. When you’re caught up in the excitement of the start-up phase of a business, you’re often fuelled by hope and excitement, a kind of adrenaline that keeps you going through long days and steep climbs.
But once you’ve settled into your stride and get past the start-up phase, much of your day is spent spinning plates and fighting fires. Many of those fires are started maliciously by hackers, scammers, identity thieves and other miscreants who see small businesses as a big payday. All signs suggest that the small business is now the biggest target for cyber crooks. Continue reading