Guest Post: Five Hidden Security Threats Facing Your Small Business
By Michael Montecillo, Threat Research and Intelligence Principal, IBM Security Services.
It is difficult to ignore the seemingly constant stream of newsworthy security breaches these days. More frightening are the numerous instances where organizations are compromised due to a lack of basic security measures or their lack of proper configuration. While the perception may be that attacks only target large corporate entities, the reality is that the threat environment is based on value of data, and not the size of the organizations that house it. This means that smaller entities such as SMBs, whose data can be as valuable to an attacker as enterprises, are also at risk.