Business data is more than propriety information. Most small businesses hold customer credit card information on file and maintain electronic employee records, as well as manage their banking online. And a breach of this data disrupts basic operations and damages your reputation not to mention probably costing you thousands of dollars. Symantec, in fact, recently released a study describing how cyber attacks against small businesses are on the rise and are expected to increase in the coming years. With the Better Business Bureau reporting that U.S. small businesses lost an average $79,841 from cyber attacks in 2017, it makes sense to take action to avoid these potential losses.
Read about the five simple yet effective ways to protect your data from being hacked on Entrepreneur.