You may be surprised to learn that only 50% of U.S. businesses have a cybersecurity plan in place. To help organizations start thinking about the critical need to address cybersecurity, Involta has created its Top Tips to Combat and Mitigate Costly Cyber Attacks. Startling statistics from UpCity, a small business intelligence firm show:
· Of the 50% of businesses that don’t have a plan in place, nearly a third haven’t changed their cybersecurity plan since the pandemic forced remote and hybrid operations
· The most common causes of cyber-attacks are malware (22%) and phishing (20%)
· Cybercrime cost U.S. businesses more than $6.9 billion in 2021, and only 43% of businesses feel financially prepared to face a cyber-attack in 2022
Consider these tips to begin the conversation about how to secure your organization, and visit Involta’s cybersecurity resource page for more information.