The Top 6 Security Threats To Your SMB Customers
By Jay McCall, Business Solutions magazine.
Helping your customers understand the security threat landscape is the first step to selling managed network security solutions.
According to the Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy, there are nearly 6 million small business employers in the United States. The SMB market faces security threats on par with its enterprise counterparts with the added challenge of inadequate IT staffing and security solutions. Cybercriminals and disgruntled employees realize this truth, and they’re all too happy to exploit this vulnerability.
As a trusted IT advisor, there’s a tremendous opportunity to help this $1 trillion market, which is ironically still under-served. I spoke with two security experts to get a better understanding of the security threat landscape your customers face. Following are the top threats your customers face and advice for helping them.