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Its Time to Change the Cybersecurity Conversation
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11/2/2017 | 11:43:28 AM
How do small businesses factor in?
I would be surprised if many small business owners factor into the statistics of spending where cyber security is concerned. Because these small business owners tend to be up to their eyeballs running their business, I doubt they take the time to respond to many surveys. They certainly don't have CISO, CIO, CTO, and all the other buzzword bingo titled employees in their offices.

I also doubt that small business owners are spending more money on cybersecurity and innovation when compared to larger companies. 

Given that small businesses make up a significant proportion of US-based businesses, I suspect they are breached on a regular basis and mined for useful data without business owners even knowing it is happening.

I agree completely that it is time to change the cybersecurity conversation and would challenge you to find ways to involve small business owners in the conversation.

 


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