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Around 60% of businesses have experienced a cyber incident in the last 12 months. Small businesses tend to have less advance systems hence they easily become an attractive target. The following are four cyber security
steps for small business:
- 1. BACKUP AND VERIFY
It is said that the simplest acts can have the biggest impact. Rather than entirely relying on cloud services,try to regularly export the data or generate a backup file and store atleast two copies in different physical locations.
- 2. MULTIFACTOR AUTHENTICATION
The cloud also carries with various risks apart from unprecedented levels of convenience and efficiency. With the help of multifactor authentication two or more authentication factors such as password or SMS are required. This is done to confirm your identity.
- 3. TRAIN EMPLOYEES
Anyone can breach the business by phishing or fradulent emails. Try to tarin your employees regarding unsolicited calls or emails especially where the email involves a financial request, file transfer or request for information.
- 4. ANTIVIRUS
Always keep in your mind that your systems have antivirus installed. One of the most effective way to protect yourself is by being cautious when receiving and sending emails and browsing. Also its never a bad thing to have additional safety.