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Ask Vikki: When it comes to hackers … size doesn’t matter

by The 100 Companies
Should small businesses worry about cyber attacks?

Question: I’m a small business owner, should I be worried about cyberattacks? And, if so, what should I do?

Answer:
Studies show hackers attack every 39 seconds affecting one in three Americans every year. It’s important for you to educate yourself.

According to Cybint 95% of all security incidents involve human error. Jeff Venza says they call this the ‘human firewall’. “Training and awareness must be performed and continuously refreshed to ensure the merchant minimizes the risk of an attack.”

An FBI report puts the number at $1 trillion in 2020 and predicts it will increase to $10.5 trillion by 2025.

– Vikki Locke, C2 Communications

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