It’s National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Protect Your Business with these Expert Tips.

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, but cyber security is an issue that should be top of mind for every business, every day.

The Small Business Solutions blog will help you protect your critical business data by increasing our focus on security centered content throughout the month. Today we’re kicking it off with a roundup of our most popular security posts, to help you start a conversation in your workplace about the importance of data security, and identifying where your biggest gaps lie.

Know Your Enemy

Protection or prevention of any kind begins with understanding the threat. The biggest challenge for many small and medium size business (SMB) is knowing where to start. For most people, the words “cyber security” conjure images of hidden hackers on the hunt for your credit card information.

Realistically, your biggest security risks are more likely to be internal. In this post, Industry expert Rieva Lesonsky walks you through The Biggest Cyber Security Threats and How to Protect Your Business. See the video below for some of our top security pet peeves, then read the post for an in-depth look at the biggest risks and how to stay on top of them.

Anticipate the Threat

While they may know the importance of cyber security, the realities of what a breach looks like are an unknown quantity for most people. They know it’s bad, but that doesn’t mean they understand the complexities of the threat, and how disruptive – and expensive – it can be. In this popular post, What a Security Breach Looks Like for Your Business, we explore the way a security breach impacts a small business’s day to day operations.

Take a closer look at today’s information security threats in this video.

Look to Your Peers. Discovering what businesses just like yours are doing to protect their data can offer a very telling, outside-in look at your own gaps. Insights from your peers in the SMB market can also help you stay abreast of advancing technology and evolving trends, so you can stay ahead of the competition, and ahead of evolving threats.

This post, How Small and Mid-Size Businesses Improve Security with Cloud and Network Print Solutions, offers a look at the services solutions SMBs around the world are relying on to protect their business so you can get a sense of which ones are right for your business.

Choose the Right Equipment

Built-in security features can make your printer or multifunction device (MFP) your first line of defense against a data security breach if you choose the right one. In this post, we outline the 7 Simple Security Features to Look for in Your Next Printer. See the video below to learn how ConnectKey Technology® can provide hands-off protection 24/7.

Ask the Experts

Cap off your newfound knowledge with this post, Cyber Security Advice from Four Experts You Can Trust, featuring advice from some of the technology industry’s leading experts, each one sharing valuable security information that can change the way you look at cyber security.

With four videos from renowned security experts, this post is your front row ticket to the event Channelnomics named the Best Security Event of 2018, so don’t miss out.

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