Doug Bedell — February 6, 2018, 5:18 pm

Small Business People: You’re Increasingly Under Cyber Attack


Small businesses across the U.S. are increasingly finding themselves the victims of cyber crimes, reports Security Info Watch.

“Small businesses across the country,” says the Info Watch post, “are finding that they have suddenly emerged as potential targets of both nefarious solo hackers looking to steal personal information or engage in ransomware scenarios, as well as foreign-backed agents bent on stealing proprietary company information, disrupting supply chain logistics and weakening national security.”

Concerns like these were aired earlier this month at a U.S. House meeting that reviewed the the Small Business Advanced Cybersecurity Enhancements Act of 2017. Never heard of it? Well, check it out. “As small businesses increasingly rely on foreign technology products and services, they face an even greater threat from cyber attacks.” That’s today’s reality.

And it’s a threat that won’t go away in our increasingly digital world. So read on in Info Watch.

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