Cyber Security is a Big Problem for Small Business

This is how it affects your business...

  • Small business is the target of 43% of all cybercrimes.
  • 22% of small businesses that were breached by the 2017 Ransomware attacks were so affected they could not continue operating
  • 33% of businesses with fewer than 100 employees dont take proactive measures against cyber security breaches
  • 87% of small businesses believe their business is safe from cyberattacks because they use antivirus software alone
  • Cybercrime costs the Australian economy more than $1bn annually


Know what you are at risk from...

  • Email phishing: attempts to trick you by sending hoax emails, getting you to click on a dangerous link, or providing personal or financial information to an unauthorised source.
  • Malware: malicious or intrusive software, including viruses, worms, Trojans, ransomware, spyware and adware.
  • Ransomware: hijacking your files and locking you out of your system, then ransoming access back to you.
  • Denial of service: using a network of computers to send requests to your system and overload it and make it unavailable.
  • Watering hole attack: setting up a fake (or compromised) website you are known to go to, then using it to infect visiting users.


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