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Survey: Small Business Cybersecurity

By Christopher Dowsett, CAE
September 1, 2018

IT consulting and managed services provider Switchfast Technologies surveyed individuals at small businesses—including more than 600 full-time employees and 100 leaders at the C-suite level—about cybersecurity practices and found that small businesses are underestimating the true cost of cyber risk.



of leaders are convinced their business isn’t a target for cybercriminals.



of employees don’t know if their company has an incident response plan in place.



of leaders and


of employees share their work password with a coworker or assistant.


Download the full report at http://bit.ly/2o3THhx.


of small businesses that ­suffer a cybersecurity breach are likely to go out of business within six months.


Source: Switchfast, “Cybersecurity Mistakes All Small Business ­Employees Make, from Entry Level to the C-Suite,” http://bit.ly/2o3THhx.



Christopher Dowsett, CAE, is editor-in-chief/vice president, Publications, at IMA. You can reach him at cdowsett@imanet.org.
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    john November 5, 2018 AT 4:28 pm

    Research Paper

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