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The three 'B's' of cybersecurity for small businesses

Cybersecurity doesn't have to be rocket science; it's just computer science

Scott Shackelford | The Conversation 

Large-scale cyberattacks with eye-watering statistics, like the breach of a billion Yahoo accounts in 2016, grab most of the headlines. But what often gets lost in the noise is how often small and medium-sized organisations find themselves under attack.

In the last year, half of American small businesses have been breached by hackers. That includes Meridian Health in Muncie, Indiana, where 1,200 workers’ W-2 forms were stolen when an employee was duped by an email purporting to come from a top company executive. Many small companies are just one fraudulent wire transfer away ...

First Published: Tue, April 18 2017. 13:17 IST

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