The DOD is Arming Small Businesses in the War Against Cybercrime
Protecting businesses has become a national security issue
The Small Business Administration (SBA) kicked off its cybersecurity summit last Wednesday with a suite of cybersecurity-focused programming to help small-business owners better navigate a burgeoning threat landscape. Between phishing attacks to getting hit with ransomware demands, hacks are on the rise: Almost half of small businesses fell victim to a cyberattack this year, a new survey from Sage, a payroll software platform, shows.
And yet there's been a continuing disconnect between small businesses and cybersecurity resources. Forty-six percent of businesses don't know where to turn to improve their cybersecurity best practices, according to Verizon's State of Small Business Survey that was released in mid-October.
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