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20 tips to help small businesses supercharge their cybersecurity game

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House of StrawSmall businesses, whether they like to admit it or not, are vulnerable to many of the same cyber threats as their larger counterparts. A recent Keeper Securitystudy uncovered a startling truth; two-thirds of small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) don't believe they will ever fall victim to an attack! This is a shocking stance, given the evidence to the contrary. In the year prior to this survey, 67% of businesses sustained cyberattacks of various degrees of severity. The study showed that a paultry 12% of SME leaders recognize that an attack is a matter of when and not if.
Why have so many SMEs assumed the first-little-piggie position? 
Studies, like the Keeper Security survey, reveal that many in small-to-medium enterprises believe their businesses are simply not appealing to hackers by virtue of their size, their business model, or the type of product/service they offer. The dominant cyber-buzz surrounding the issue of cyber threats does nothing to subvert their co…