Small and mid-sized businesses are in the crosshairs of cyber criminals. They often have unsophisticated security and hackers can target thousands of SMBs at a time, stealing a few hundred dollars here, and a thousand dollars there – which adds up to big money.
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Just because a business is small doesn’t mean it’s invisible to hackers or immune to attacks. All it takes is for a cybercriminal to exploit a single point of weakness, or an employee to make a mistake, and an SMB could be on the hook for thousands of dollars, or worse.
A few years ago, most attacks were random and indiscriminate, with no purpose other than to cause damage. Today’s attacks are typically targeted at particular organizations, with equally specific motives — to extract as much money or data as possible — and small businesses are increasingly in the crosshairs.