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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 Oversitesentry.com: 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.

 

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