Small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) face a unique set of obstacles concerning their IT security. These obstacles can shake the confidence of their IT team, and as a result, they stand to be a likely victim of a security breach.

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. And according to another Ponemon Institute survey, the 2016 State of SMB Cybersecurity report, more than 50 percent of 600 SMBs in North America have been breached in the last year.

These are consequences that SMBs cannot afford to face.

The results of the second Ponemon report also summarizes the unique challenges that SMBs face when it comes to their IT security. Read more.

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Elizabeth Hulsey

Sr. Marketing Communications Specialist

At Bomgar, Elizabeth is responsible for building Bomgar’s brand awareness through public relations, media relations and social media. She works directly with Bomgar’s PR agencies in the US and UK to develop thought-leadership and industry specific content to expand Bomgar’s digital footprint and communicate key company/product messages. Elizabeth also manages the blog, social media and webinar channels for Bomgar, compiling compelling and relevant content to post daily, weekly and monthly. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Lee University, and has been with Bomgar since September 2009.