For most people who own a website, cybersecurity is not something they regularly think about. Hacks and data breaches seem to be the domain of big companies like Facebook and Equifax. However, 43% of cyber attacks actually target small businesses and only recently we were approached by a small business owner to rebuild their website due to a major hacking incident. Every business needs to take security seriously. Naturally, most small businesses do not have cybersecurity experts on hand to answer questions. To help fill that gap, Plug & Play have asked our security pro for some advice on how to keep your site safe.
Understand What Hackers Want
Most small businesses think they are safe from hackers because they do not have anything they think a hacker would want. That could not be further from the truth. Broadly speaking hackers have 1 of 3 goals. They are either trying to gain access to data, gain access to hardware or target SEO.Read More