Preventing Cybercrime: It’s About Awareness | The Startup Magazine

Security expert Emma Philpott has said: “There’s a lot of great talk, but most SMEs do nothing about cyber security. It’s shocking.”

The threat of cyber security is one that is very, very real to SME’s. In fact, despite the tales of the large corporations being victims of cyber-attacks – it appears its predominantly small- medium businesses that are being targeted. In 2015 a government report found that 74% of small businesses reported a breach in security.

Small businesses are often guilty of falling into the trap of feeling that they aren’t likely to be targeted due to their size and that hackers or cyber criminals couldn’t possibly be interested in what they do – but in reality, it’s the opposite that is true.

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