A lot of us maintain an online business – or several of them – these days. There may also be family members and relatives who run their own online businesses and make a living out of them. For small businesses run from home, information security is more important than ever. Small businesses often don’t have the multiple redundancies and off-site backup systems used by larger corporations to protect their information. More importantly, smaller businesses are more prone to information theft and other potential issues.
A recent set of studies complied by Champlain College revealed how important protecting privacy and digital information really is. Information theft can cause anything from a nuisance to complete business shutdown in certain cases. Fortunately, 89% of security breaches and data loss incidents can actually be prevented.
There is more to understand about information security than you think. Be sure to read the full infographic about Internet Privacy in the Digital Age from Champlain College.