10 Biggest Cybersecurity Mistakes of Small Companies

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Hello, fearless business leaders from Brisbane to Mackay! 🚀 Let’s talk cyber missteps. Think only the big players need to up their cyber game? Think again! Dive in and let’s bust some myths together, shall we?

  1. Underestimating the Threat
    Ever told yourself, “We’re too small to be on a hacker’s radar?” Yeah, that’s a tad optimistic. Cyber baddies adore small businesses – fewer fortifications, more fun for them! But here’s the twist: with the right IT Support, you can turn the tables and keep them at bay.
  2. Neglecting Employee Training
    Remember that one time when Bob from accounting opened that ‘win a free trip to Mackay!’ email? Classic Bob move. Training your team can help avoid such “Bob moments” and keep them savvy against cyber tricksters.
  3. Using Weak Passwords
    ‘Password123’? Really? Time to beef up those passwords. And don’t think adding a ‘!’ makes it uncrackable. How about investing in multi-factor authentication? It’s the digital equivalent of a double-bolted door!
  4. Ignoring Software Updates
    Those update reminders can be pesky, but they’re like digital vitamins. Cyber bullies love old software – it’s their gateway in. Stay ahead by keeping your software fresher than Brisbane’s sea breeze.
  5. Lacking a Data Backup Plan
    You backup your holiday photos, but what about your business data? Trust us, it’s equally (if not more) precious. From cyberattacks to spilt coffee, disaster can strike, and you’ll want that backup parachute.
  6. No Formal Security Policies
    If you don’t guide your team, how will they navigate the murky waters of cybersecurity? Having clear policies is like giving them a map in the confusing world of online threats.
  7. Ignoring Mobile Security
    Most of us live on our mobiles nowadays. But while we’re scrolling and swiping, we might be letting threats in. Let’s lock those doors too with top-notch mobile security.
  8. Failing to Regularly Watch Networks
    No one’s watching your network? That’s like leaving your shop unattended! Time to put on your digital security cameras and keep an eye out for any sneaky business.
  9. No Incident Response Plan
    If things go pear-shaped, you need a game plan. It’s like a fire drill but for the digital realm. Knowing your next move can be a real game-changer.
  10. Thinking They Don’t Need Managed IT Services
    Here’s a juicy bit: Managed IT isn’t just for the big leagues. From the bustling streets of Brisbane to the serene coasts of Mackay, Managed Services are a fit for all. Get ahead of the game, keep threats at bay, and maybe even save a penny or two!

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