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Jun 29

Live tweeting recap from our #cybersecurity event

Cyber security is an important part of any business. This week, Better Business Bureau of Upstate New York, Niagara County Small Business Development Center, Niagara USA Chamber, Senator Rob Ortt in partnership with Congressman Chris Collins hosted an event for local businesses.

Thank you to our presenters: AT&T, Digits, LLC, law enforcement, Lawley and Lincoln Archive.

The facts:
1. 60 percent of businesses that are a victim of a data breach will go out of business after six months.
2. A cyber attack could cost a business hundreds of thousands of dollars.
3. Hackers could be in your computers for months before they are detected.
4 Hackers are looking for personally identifiable information, or PII.

If your company experiences a breach, assess the situation:
1. How did they get in?
2. What were they after?
3. What did they take?

For more information on cybersecurity, visit bbb.org/cybersecurity

 

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