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Did you know….

A few cybersecurity facts ever business owner should know

Here are some statistics about Small and Medium Sized Businesses (SMBs) that were highlighted in the recent reports from Verizon’s 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report, the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), and the Ponemon Institute 2018 Cybersecurity Report.

  • 54% of SMBs believe their companies are “too small” to be ransomware targets – studies show the opposite it true, they are the target
  • Small businesses have become among the primary targets for hackers – cyber attacks were up 424% in 2018 and rising in 2019
  • Two-thirds of SMBs have suffered a cyber attack in the past 12 months
  • On average it takes most companies 197 days to recognize and 69 days to contain a breach.
  • 3 out of 4 SMBs say they don’t have enough personnel to address IT security
  • 83% of SMBs lack the funds to deal with the repercussions of a cyber attack resulting in most going out of business
  • 92.4% of malware is delivered via email
  • 4 out of 5 SMBs report malware has evaded their antivirus
  • 68% of small businesses don’t have disaster recovery in mind

If any of this causes you concern, please contact us now to find out how we can help you reduce your risk so you can securely grow your business.

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Cybersecurity Awareness Training

You can spend lots of money on cool technology to protect your organization but your weakest link is always people. The easiest vulnerability for attackers to exploit is human behaviour. We offer cybersecurity and awareness training to your staff so they can learn about trends in the industry, common exploits they may encounter, and what to do when they occur. Your staff needs to clearly understand the role that they play in your cybersecurity program and the importance of them playing an active role in protecting your company assets. Contact us now to find out more.

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Are you as secure as you think?

We help customers discover what, if any, gaps exist between what the current state is and what needs to be done to adequately protect the organization against risks associated with a cybersecurity breach.

There is a popular misconception that implementing a good cybersecurity program is too costly for the average company. We understand these concerns and will work with you to ensure the solution fits within your organizations budget and strategic plan. Dream Technology Solutions will help identify the costs to secure your assets.  If this outweighs the associated risks, then this will be identified so that you can make the right decisions.

Contact us now for a FREE consultation and we can help you get on track to building a solid cybersecurity program for your organization.