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3 Tips to Protect Your Business from Cyber Attacks

Over the past year, data breaches have cost US small businesses tens of thousands of dollars to recover lost data and implement protective measures. Studies show that businesses of all types and locations are the ideal targets for this type of attack. Since the onset of COVID-19, the government has reported a dramatic increase in cyber-attacks. As businesses have begun to work remotely more frequently, hackers have taken advantage of these more vulnerable IT networks. As of this summer, there were over 12,000 Covid-related scams. Therefore, it is increasingly advisable to utilize a Managed Service Provider’s cybersecurity protection, like Kustura, providing a full range of cyber protection tools as an integral part of their services. We suggest three specific steps that businesses should implement to protect their data from cyber-attacks: Safeguard your hardware, Install and keep up-to-date your anti-virus software, and upgrade your cybersecurity training Backup and encrypt all your files Companies should implement the following steps:   Safeguard your hardware The loss or theft of IT devices is frequently given low priority in a company’s financial overview, but it remains a real threat to business continuity. A lot of attention is given to installing the latest and most robust

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