This is the first guide in a five-part series on using outside firms to reduce your cybersecurity risk.
If you are like most small business owners or managers, you wear many hats. Your
focus is usually on the fundamentals of managing and building your business. You know that
cybersecurity is an area of growing risk because there’s been more news about it – especially
more news about cyber threats and attacks. Cybersecurity is multifaceted. Yes, firewalls
and spam filters help, but you also need a well-educated workforce that is aware of the basic
elements of cybersecurity. The Cyber Readiness Institute focuses on human behavior and
education to create a culture of security within every organization. After all, it just takes one
misguided click on a phishing link to potentially bring down your business. If this sounds
overwhelming, it is okay to seek out guidance. This five-part series from the Cyber Readiness
Institute in consultation with its Small Business Advisory Council will help guide you
through the process of determining if you need outside help and if so, how to get it.