Four resources to keep your business from being hacked
Cyber security is a must for the modern small business. Cyber attacks on major corporations make for bigger headlines, but make no mistake, small and medium sized businesses are at risk as well.
In fact, in 2012, 50 percent of all targeted cyber attacks were aimed at businesses with fewer than 2,500 employees, and 31 percent were aimed at businesses with fewer than 250 employees.
Not convinced? Check out these articles from Entrepreneur.com:
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To help you save time and keep your business secure, the Chamber has put together a list of helpful resources from around the internet.
Stop. Think. Connect. Resource Guide
This online resource has a multitude of information on cyber security for all kinds of individuals and organizations. There are easy-to-follow presentations and handouts and materials that you can share with your staff. Learn more.
Small Business Administration Learning Center
Sba.gov offers a 30 minute self-paced training exercise that provides an introduction to securing information in a small business. The exercise will help you learn best practices, identify information that should be secured and learn about different types of cyber threats. Learn more.
The Federal Communications Commission
The FCC has a useful list of tips for Small Businesses with some very tangible action items that small businesses can take to mitigate security risks. There’s also a useful list of resources if you scroll down to the bottom of the page. Learn more.
Fellow Chamber Members
There is a tremendous amount of expertise within the Chamber membership, expertise that can help you solve problems, improve your operations and grow your business. Check out our business directory to find local experts who can help you with your security needs.