Cybersecurity is essential for small businesses for several reasons.
First, cyberattacks can be more damaging to their operations and reputation than attacks from large companies. A small company may not have the resources or the public visibility to recover from a cyberattack quickly.
Second, cybersecurity deficiencies can lead to staff and client dissatisfaction and disengagement, which is particularly problematic for small businesses. These problems can lead to lost revenue and productivity, which can put the business at risk of shutting down.
Finally, cyber threats can make it difficult for small businesses to operate efficiently. This can lead to increased costs due to employee turnover or increased security expenditures.
Small businesses need a plan that is tailored to their specific needs, including measures to protect data integrity, prevent data breaches and, safeguard against any interruption in the event of a breach.