Top 7 Reasons Cyber Criminals Target Canadian Small Businesses

Hackers are increasingly targeting Canadian Small Businesses for the following reasons.

  • Limited or no IT department to maintain security
  • Lack of cyber security audits & best practices
  • Continue to use outdated, vulnerable, hardware & software
  • Security exceptions made for convenience
  • Inability to restore from backup
  • 43% of Canadian small businesses affected by ransomware report being infected more than once.
  • Canadian Law Enforcement in ill-equipped. No investigation or legal risk.
Businesses Infected with Ransomware each day
avg. ransom paid in Canada in 2017
Businesses Affected by Cyber-crime in 2016
largest ransom paid in Canada in 2017

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