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Cyber Security Information for Small Business


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  • 44 % of small businesses fall victim to a cyberattack
  • Suffer an average cost of approximately $9,000 per attack
  • 59 % of Canadian, small and medium-sized businesses do not have a contingency plan


SIMPLE TIPS To Reduce The Risk


  • 1. Equip all computers with antivirus software and antispyware and updated regularly.
  • 2. Secure your Internet connection with a firewall, encrypt information, and hide your Wi-Fi network.
  • 3. Establish security practices and policies to protect sensitive information.
  • 4. Educate employees about cyber threats and how to protect your organization’s data. Hold employees accountable to the Internet security policies and procedures.
  • 5. Use strong passwords and change them often.
  • 6. Invest in data loss protection software, use encryption technologies to protect data in transit, and use two-factor authentication where possible.
  • 7. Protect all pages on your public-facing websites, not just the checkout and sign-up pages.


Useful Cyber Security Websites


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