Cyber threats to small businesses are on the rise. In 2021, 45% of small businesses suffered from a data breach. To make matters worse, 23% of breaches are due to human error. In other words, hackers often get a hold of sensitive information due to an accident on the part of an individual. For example, in 2010, a software engineer at Apple left a prototype iPhone at a bar. Within a few hours, the specs were all over the web.
But most threats are going for something far more valuable than a phone prototype — customer and employee personal data.
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