If you are a small business owner, you handle some sensitive information. If you have a small bakery, for example, you have point of sale systems where payment information is recorded. You might have a list of names and addresses for clients with active orders. If you have an accounting practice, you handle sensitive financial and tax information. If you run a daycare, you have health information, and the list goes on. Many businesses will never see a security breach or hack, but when it happens to you, you might be scrambling to pick up the pieces. Security breaches don't only hurt your
Cybersecurity is a must-have for every business. Not only do you want to protect your financial records, patient files, client information and employee identification, but you also want to stay ahead of the technological advancements that allows hackers more tools and ideas for how to access your business. Because technology is always evolving, you can't simply install security software once and forget about it. Eventually (and usually sooner than later), people will use advanced technology to get ahead of your defenses.