Tag: cybersecurity

Disaster Preparedness, Education, Strategy

Despite warnings of increased cyber risk, small businesses aren’t prepared for an attack. We have some tips

Since Russia invaded Ukraine, the US government has warned that cyber attacks are much more likely. Yet, according to a new survey, small business owners are not more concerned or prepared for a cyber attack than they were a year ago. The CNBC|SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey polls over than 2,000 […]

Florida SBDCs launch Cybersecurity Basics for Small Businesses program

Florida SBDC Network launches Cybersecurity Basics for Small Businesses program

According to Verizon’s 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report, 43 percent of cyberattacks target small businesses, including hacking, social attacks and malware. What’s more, Symantec’s 2019 Internet Security Threat Report found that “formjacking” attacks have skyrocketed, with an average of 4,800 websites compromised each month. That’s where cyber criminals load malicious code onto retailers’ websites […]


Cybersecurity threats are all around us, but there’s help for small businesses

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), chairman of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, and Sen. Gary Peters (D-MI) introduced The Small Business Cybersecurity Assistance Act of 2019, which aims to better educate small businesses on cybersecurity through counselors and resources offered at Small Business Development Centers. […]