What are your chances of being hacked, or targeted by some kind of cyberattack? I hate to tell you this, but they’re probably a lot higher than you might think.
For instance, despite almost 90 percent of small business owners believing they’re safe, about half of all small businesses will suffer from a catastrophic cyber-attack.
Are you at risk of being part of the unfortunate half?
Fortunately, there is a lot that you can do to help reduce the chances that a cyberattack will successfully target you. This is a really good thing - not only will a hack damage your relationships with everyone involved with your business, half of the businesses that are attacked close up shop within six months.
I’ve seen it happen far too often to businesses that just weren’t prepared.
Here, I’ve compiled a few tips to help you improve the basics of your cybersecurity, reducing your risk of a successful attack:
As it happens, Washington Works is able to help you out with all of these measures, and many more.
If you want some added help with these cybersecurity basics, or want to do more to protect your operations, you can always lean on us. Washington Works is committed to ensuring that your technology allows your business to operate better, improved security being a major part of that goal. Reach out by calling us at 301-571-5040.
Washington Works has been serving the Bethesda area since 2005, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support, and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses.
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