This makes a lot of sense, keeping up with computer technology and security is an ongoing, and time-consuming, task. Hard to do that, and also run a business.
Many owners believe they don’t have the resources — human or financial — to keep their companies safe, which takes keeping up with frequent security updates for software and equipment.
“The CEO is also the marketing person and also the (information technology) person. They simply don’t have the wherewithal to manage computing platforms day to day,” says Tom Desot, chief information officer at Digital Defense, which helps companies protect against cyberattacks.
Lots of interesting ideas in the article, not just about why small businesses get targeted, but what some of them are doing about it.