Find out why SMBs are doing cyber security wrong and how to fix these risks.

Wednesday, 6th July 2022

SMB Cyber Security

Small and medium businesses (SMBs) are vital to the economies of many countries, yet they often don’t have the same level of cybersecurity as larger businesses. This is because they think that they’re too small to be a target, or they believe that their cybersecurity measures are adequate. Unfortunately, both of these beliefs are wrong – and SMBs are paying the price in terms of data breaches and other cybersecurity threats.

There are several reasons why SMBs are particularly vulnerable to cybersecurity threats. First of all, they often don’t have the same levels of resources as larger businesses, which means they can’t invest as much in cybersecurity measures. They also tend to be less aware of the risks and more trusting of employees and third-party vendors. Finally, SMBs often lack clear cybersecurity policies and procedures, leaving them open to attack.

Fortunately, there are steps that SMBs can take to improve their cybersecurity posture. They should start by evaluating their risks and vulnerabilities, and then implementing appropriate security measures. They should also develop clear policies and procedures around cybersecurity, and ensure that all employees and third-party vendors are aware of these policies. By taking these steps, SMBs can better protect themselves against cybersecurity threats.

Quick help to fix your cybersecurity woes

For organisations at the start of their cyber security journey, here is a basic graphic indicating 10 areas of improvement that will show immediate improvement.

Not just two, we include the top 10 reasons why SMBs’ cyber security is done wrongly and how to correct it. Due to space limitations, we have this post in detail here: