Cyber Attacks on Small Business Increase–Costing an Average of $8,699 Per Attack

Jessica SarterSBA Loans

Guardian Network Solutions

Guardian Network SolutionsCyber attacks on small business have tripled since 2011, according to the Symantec Internet Security Threat Report.

The cost to small businesses for each attack average $8,699 according to the 2013 Small Business Technology Survey.

According to a report in Entrepreneur Magazines Trends 2014 edition, the use of personal mobile devices in the work place exposes companies to increased exposure from malware imbedded in apps. Android Apps accounted for a large majority smartphone malware last year (79%).

For more information see The New York Times.