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How should a Small Business respond to Cyber Attacks?

October 9, 2019

Top 7 cybersecurity Measures

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Digital transformation is setting a new standard for businesses heading towards new digital space to tackle the real-world challenges to seek new business opportunities. Also, it’s not just about adopting new technologies; it’s about adopting security measures too. As per the Hiscox report conducted in 2018, small businesses have faced an average annual cost of $34,604 on cyber-related incidents, out of which only 52% of them managed to have a strategy for cybersecurity.

Besides, the recent report from cybercrime magazine predicted that by the year 2021, annual cybercrime costs across the globe would reach a staggering $6 trillion, which is hinting no business is safe.

How should a Small Business Respond to Cyber Attacks?

It’s imperative to have a plan to respond in the event of cyber-attack quickly!

The automated hacking programs are malicious to damage the system without your knowledge and access all sensitive information in a few seconds. So, it would be best if you are prepared for such attacks; that could happen at any time. Good threat protection tools can limit the cyber-attacks for a shorter duration; this is because attackers will keep looking for vulnerabilities they can exploit. Creating an actionable cyber- incident response plan could be viable options for small businesses. This procedural approach involves moment response to react to cyber-attacks, also supports law enforcement to find and apprehend the cybercriminal activities. However, with the help of advanced technology; attackers can easily reap your security system but having cybersecurity measures in place can save you from such instances.

Top 7 Cybersecurity Measures for Small Businesses:

Every time we talk about Cybersecurity; we end up discussing new threats and security concerns. Many of us are operating our business under the influence of advanced digital world practices where the safety of business secures first place in every aspect. Whether your business is small, medium, or big, you need to have a plan to respond to cyber-attacks and Cybersecurity measures in place for a secured business journey.

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