IT Security Challenges and Solutions Unique to SMBs
by Elizabeth Hulsey •
Ponemon Institute's 2016 Cost of Cybercrime report proves that in the current cybersecurity landscape, the average company could expect a $4 million dollar loss per breach incident, with United States companies experiencing an additional $3 million dollar loss. Despite this impending threat, SMBs face unique challenges that will need to be addressed in order to avoid becoming a likely victim of a security breach.
In a recent article from Bomgar’s Sam Elliott published in Information Management, “Overcoming IT Security Challenges in Small and Mid-Sized Businesses,” Elliott delves deeper into these challenges and the solutions SMBs can deploy in order to rise above the common security pitfalls that SMBs fall for. Take a look at the following most common challenges small and mid-sized businesses face, along with their solutions.