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  • Small Businesses Owners Suffer from False Sense of Cyber Security

    August 12th, 2015

    Alliance and conducted by Zogby International.

    The survey found that two-thirds (67%) of U.S. small busi-nesses have become more dependent on the Internet in the last year and 66% are dependent on the network for their day-to-day operations. What’s more, 57% of firms say that a loss of Internet access for 48 hours would be disruptive to their business and 38% said it would be “extremely disrup-tive” and 76% say that most of their employees use the In-ternet daily.

    The vast majority of small business owners think their com-pany is cyber-secure as 85% of respondents said their com-pany is safe from hackers, viruses, malware or a cyber-security breach and seven in ten (69%) believe Internet se-curity critical to their business’s success. Additionally, a ma-jority (57%) of small businesses believe that having a strong cyber security and online safety posture is good for their company’s brand.

    SOURCE: National Cyber Security Alliance

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