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Study: More than 50% of SMBs were breached in the past year

Discussion in 'Network World' started by RSS, Jul 6, 2016.

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    A new study conducted by the Ponemon Institute and sponsored by password management provider Keeper Security analyzed the state of cybersecurity in small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and found that confidence in SMB security is shockingly low (just 14% of the companies surveyed rated their ability to mitigate cyber attacks as highly effective).

    "We've conducted many surveys on enterprise cybersecurity in the past but this unique report on SMBs sheds light on the specific challenges this group faces," said Dr. Larry Ponemon, Chairman and Founder of the Ponemon Institute. "Considering the size of the SMB market in the United States alone, this information can be useful to diminish the risk of breach to millions of businesses."

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