Every business is at risk because of the continuous onslaught of spyware, hackers, and viruses. Data is valuable, and businesses have a duty to protect their customers. Maintaining an IT department with a security expert and keeping up with the latest cyberattacks is usually too big an expense for small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs). Thanks to the cloud and security from managed IT services, SMBs can afford to protect their clients.
As crime sprees go, cybercrime is the type that tends to be worth the risk and goes directly against the former truth of the words “crime doesn’t pay.” Due to the very low number of prosecutions in comparison to the number of cybercrimes, hackers are apparently encouraged to work tirelessly, per the following statistics:
There is a significant difference between the security a small IT department can provide and the level of cybersecurity managed IT services provide. In the simplest of terms, the personnel required to protect data is more than SMBs can typically afford.
Managed IT services provide teams of professionals, including experts in cybercrime, to protect customer details and other business data.
Contact Aperio IT to learn more about protecting your clients from cyber-threats.
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