Ransomware: Why Are Small to Medium Businesses Targeted Most Often?
According to a survey of managed service providers for SMEs, only 30 percent felt that ransomware was a critical threat, perhaps indicating an attitude that it only affects larger corporations. This couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact, a single ransomware “gang” took on 63 companies in 2021 so far, including schools, local government agencies and healthcare services. Smaller businesses may, in fact, be more at risk because of several factors. Lack of Cybersecurity Training Any company that connects to the internet and holds data of any kind is at risk from threat actors. This means every organization is at