Why Should Cyber Security Matter to Your Small Business?
Considerable technological advancements are being made in our world today. However, with these advancements also comes an increase in cyber-attacks and security breaches, particularly to small businesses.
Did you know…
- Symantec’s latest Internet Security Threat Report states that 43% of cyber-attacks target small businesses.
- Only 14% of small businesses rate their ability to mitigate cyber threats, vulnerabilities, and attacks as highly effective as reported by Keeper
- 60% of small businesses go out of business within six months of a cyber-attack
Strong cyber security is undeniably crucial to the success of small businesses in this day and age. Therefore, it is important to take your cyber security seriously and plan ahead in order to protect your customers and the integrity of your business.
In an effort to help you along the way, the University of Pittsburgh Small Business Development Center is proud to offer the “Prevention and Protection: Cyber Security for Small Businesses” event at no cost to you. This program addresses the importance of cyber security and the valuable resources available to small businesses. Click here to learn more.