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Linked – Hacking Small Companies Has Become Big Business – ITInflections

1596388320_75203c39c3_hackers“Large, well-fortified organizations and enterprises may not be as attractive to thieves as they once were. You can thank better , bigger IT budgets and more effective measures for this welcome bit of news.

Things are less rosy for small companies, however.

Shrinking budgets, limited resources, and lax or outdated practices have now made SMBs the hacker’s preferred cyber-target, says a recent New York Times post–a vulnerability confirmed by recent industry stats.”

This makes sense, criminals have always gone for the easier targets when given a choice. Small businesses used to be able to hide under the radar when it came to cyber because their just wasn’t worth as much, but with the rise in and other quick-paying hacks available, those small companies with lax security become easy pickings.

Truly, security has become everyone’s problem.

Hacking Small Companies Has Become Big Business – ITInflections

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