small business cyber risk News

9 Top Cyber Attacks Reported by Small Businesses; Most Still Unprotected

Most small-business owners (78 percent) still don’t have a cyberattack response plan, even though more than half (54 percent) were victim to at least one type of cyberattack. About 60 percent of those who did experience a cyberattack said it …

4 Cyber Risk Misconceptions Popular with Midsized Firms

Despite frequent reports of hacking, cybercrime, security breaches and related events in all parts of the U.S., many middle market companies continue to underestimate their exposure to these attacks along with their need for focused risk management measures, which may …

Assurant, MyDigitalShield to Offer Small Business Data Breach Support

Assurant, Inc. has teamed up with cybersecurity specialist MyDigitalShield to help protect small businesses against losses from data breaches. Assurant will provide support for MyDigitalShield’s data breach guarantee, accompanying MDS’ cybersecurity technology protecting small businesses against the costs associated with …

Hiscox Expands Cyber Offering to Small, Mid-Size Businesses

Hiscox has expanded its cyber and data risk coverage to include Hiscox CyberClear. The product is designed for small and medium-sized enterprises in the U.S. with less than $1 billion in annual revenue. This product will complement Hiscox’s existing Cyber …

How Cybercriminals Attack Small Businesses – and 10 Ways to Stop Them

At a recent “Hacker Lab” event, “white hat” hackers revealed how cybercriminals work — and what businesses can do to protect themselves. The multimedia presentation used a simulated small business system to demonstrate how hackers choose their targets, how they …