Cybersecurity 101 eBook

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We hear about businesses running into cybersecurity problems fairly often. A lack of knowledge and awareness about cybersecurity and its importance is a main contributing factor to cybersecurity issues. 

Let's look at some statistics....

  • 43% of cyberattacks target small businesses. 
  • In 2017, cyberattacks cost small and medium-sized businesses an average of $2,235,000. This breaks down as $1,027,053 lost due to damage or theft of IT assets and $1,207,965 lost due to disruptions to normal business operations. 
  • According to Microsoft, a data breach will cost an average company about $3,800,000. 63% of these attacks occur due to compromised user credentials, so taking measures to protect credentials, such as by using a VPN, is essential. 
  • 60% of small businesses go out of business within 6 months of an attack. 


  • Important facts/statistics about cybersecurity including the different types of attacks, why cybersecurity problems are so prevalent & who is a threat to your cybersecurity.
  • Industry specific information such as most commonly targeted industries & why they are targeted. 
  • Tips to protect yourself online, tips to reduce your risk of a ransomware attack, tips to prevent falling victim to phishing attacks & tips for creating a strong password.
  • Information on spear phishing, including the different types of spear phishing attacks.