Even when companies back up their data on a regular basis, a cyber attack can still cause business operations to be interrupted or come to a complete standstill. A recent report indicated that just 38% of small businesses engaged in regular software solution upgrades. While both small and large companies are subject to cyber attacks, small businesses are being targeted 43% of the time. Due to experiencing these types of attacks, 60% of small companies will go out of business within six months.
Over the past 12 months, for example, a Small Business Trends survey revealed that 26% of the participating businesses had an SQL injection attack. Ransomware attacks have become even more common, and can literally freeze business operations. Between January and June of 2016, the Federal Bur