If you’re a business or managed service provider, then you understand how critical trust is to your continued success. But when cybercriminals breach businesses—or, worse, breach MSPs to get to their clients—that crucial trust can disappear in an instant, taking your success with it.
According to Verizon's 2019 Data Breach Investigation Report, 43% of data breaches involved small businesses and 21% were the result of some form of user error. Stolen credentials, abuse of admin privileges, and other forms of misuse of internal data often present major holes in SMB security. But following cybersecurity best practices can address many of these vulnerabilities before they can be exploited, from inside or outside your business.
Here are 6 simple cybersecurity best practices to help businesses and MSPs prevent breaches and protect customer trust.