With the growing number of cyber attacks on businesses—including Target, Home Depot, Kmart and Staples—attacks can easily seem commonplace in today’s increasingly connected world. Cyber attacks lead to exposed personal, financial and business information. These exposed documents may jeopardize the security of your customers’ or employees’ identities, create fraud within your business or simply leave you with a hefty IT bill to repair the damage.
As a small business owner, you might not have a fully stocked IT department monitoring cybersecurity around-the-clock. But even the most basic understanding of a cyber attack against a small business will allow you to spot vital warning signs, thwart unwanted digital attacks and prepare for the future. Continue reading