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How to Secure Your Business from Cyber Attacks

Cybersecurity is a critical concern for businesses of all sizes. According to a study by Verizon, 60 percent of small businesses experienced a cyber attack in 2016, and 43 percent of those businesses were forced to close within six months of the attack.

Hackers are constantly finding new ways to exploit businesses, and the cost of a data breach continues to rise. The average cost of a data breach is now $3.62 million, up from $3.49 million in 2017.

So, how can you secure your business from cyber attacks? Here are a few tips:

1. Use strong passwords and change them regularly.

2. Install a firewall and malware protection software.

3. Educate your employees about cybersecurity best practices.

4. Regularly back up your data.

5. Invest in cybersecurity training and tools.

6. Stay up-to-date on the latest cybersecurity threats.

7. Use encryption to protect your data.

8. Create a disaster recovery plan.

9. Monitor your network for intrusions.

10. Use a VPN to protect your online traffic.

If you follow these tips, you can help secure your business against cyber attacks.


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