Small Business Owner Believe that their Companies are not Attractive for Cybercriminals.
Published on November 30, 2010.
A recently survey supported by Visa Inc. and National Cyber Security Alliance discovered that Small Business Owners believe that their business are not attractive as big companies are for cybercriminals. According to the survey, 85 percent of small business owner are confidence that cybercriminals won’t target them and criminals are focusing in largest companies.
Also, 50 percent of small business owner do not want to spend extra money to secure their business because there is not “enough” threat for them and they feel self-confidence that what they have is secure enough to protect customer data. Furthermore, 84 percent have policies and procedures in place for secure data and computer system.
“Last month, Ukraine authorities arrested five individuals who allegedly stole $70 million from U.S. bank accounts in an elaborate scheme targeted at U.S. small and medium-sized businesses.”
In conclusion, the survey shows those small business owners are not too worried about any type of cyber-attack because cybercriminals are too busy targeting large companies and what they have for security in place will protect their computer system and customer data.
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