4 Reasons Why Midsize Businesses Should Care About Data Protection



As midsize businesses become a top target for cyber criminals, customers and regulators are calling for bolstered data protection efforts at the midmarket level. Check out the infographic to learn why and get tips for securing data at midsize companies.

Midsize businesses are now a favorite target for cyber criminals - in fact, the majority of last year's data breaches occurred at small to midsize businesses. With IT resource constraints, bootstrapped security programs, and supply chain relationships to larger enterprises, it's easy to see why an attacker might consider a SME to be low hanging fruit for their next data heist. This model has proven successful for attackers, with two of the top mega breaches of recent - Target and Home Depot - relying on a compromised third-party SME to gain access to troves of valuable information from the targeted corporations.

Should midsize businesses make data protection a priority? We think so - here are four reasons why as well as tips for what SMEs can do to get proactive about securing their information.

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