Top 10 Security Mistakes SMBs Make
SMBs need to work on fundamental security errors to reduce risk of costly incidents
With hackers turning up the heat in 2011 and security breaches increasingly costing businesses more money in clean-up costs, notification resources, and compliance fines, the stakes are high for SMBs to improve their security processes.
"An attack that costs $20,000 might not make the headlines like a Fortune 100 losing $1 million, but to the SMB, proportionally it could be just as devastating," says Brian Contos, director of global security strategy at McAfee.
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That's why it is so important for small businesses to start thinking seriously about addressing the following key mistakes commonly made within small companies.
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