Small businesses with weak cyber defense could give hackers a way into larger organizations, a new report suggests.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology has published a report aimed at helping small businesses beef up their cybersecurity, with recommendations such as installing “uninterruptible power supplies” so employees can save data and work through power outages.
Small businesses could be “easy targets to get into bigger businesses through the supply chain or payment portals,” Pat Toth, a lead author on the report, said in a statement. Often, small business owners feel “cybersecurity is too expensive or difficult” and fail to invest resources in network security.
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