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Cybersecurity Can Be Mitigated With Effort and Will

Cybersecurity is a complex topic which wholly depends on your environment. The true complixity is not revealed without thorough analysis.

Such as: A Cloud environment is a different analysis than a local server connected on a DMZ that all employees access at home.

If you did not understand the above IT terminology:

Having your own servers managed by your employees is a different environment than outsourcing the environment. Both situations have their own analysis points.

Ok, that was fun – Now let’s get down to business.

As in my post at How bad is it? Will Cybersecurity get worse?

The following partial infographic from the NCSA (National Cyber Security Alliance) says it well, and the data is frightening…

36% of all Cyber attacks are aimed at Small businesses due to the lax attitudes.

Small business that receives a successful cyber attack, 60% go out of business in 6 months.

89% do not have a formal written Internet security policy for employees.

69% do not have an informal written Internet security policy for employees.

59% do not have a contingency plan outlining procedures for responding and reporting data breach losses.

75% do not have policies for social media use on the job while 23% have established policies.

60% do not have a privacy policy that employees must comply with when they handle customer or employee information.


It is time that all companies have cybersecurity  policies and procedures – get started now – Contact Us.