The Risk is Real
Cyber threats have been prevalent for a long time, but the potential damage is only now becoming fully understood. Malicious users are disrupting the digital world with high-profile denial of service attacks and security breaches into some of the world’s most prominent companies.
But it is not just big companies and government entities that need to think about security. In fact, according to the SEC, 60% of all cyber-attacks are directed at small and medium-sized organizations. And here is a staggering statistic: the SEC estimates that more than half of the small businesses that are hit with a cyberattack go out of business within six months.