Karen L. Edwards, Executive Director, RT3
Did you know that 43 percent of cyberattacks targeted small businesses according to Accenture? Of those small businesses, only 14 percent were prepared for attackers. How would your business fare if you were the target of one of these attacks? If you’re not sure, you are not alone. Inc.’s research showed in a survey of 1,377 CEOs of small to mid-sized businesses, that 62 percent reported they didn’t have a cybersecurity strategy at all. CNBC reports that these attacks cost small business $200,000 on average and more than half of all small businesses were affected by a security breach in the last year alone. Over half end up going out of business within six months of an attack. Read more.