Cyber Security: What Small Businesses Need to Know
Bonus episode: Cybersecurity – it’s not just for big businesses. In fact, small businesses are often prime targets for cyber-attacks. On this episode of THRIVE, a Paychex Business Podcast, you’ll hear from Kristin Harper, Manager of Operations Security at Paychex, as she talks to Gene Marks about what you should know and what you can do to protect your company from cyber criminals.
00:19 – Meet Kristin Harper
00:58 – Kristin’s job as Manager of Operations Security
02:49 – Cybersecurity in small business
04:39 – User education to prevent cyber crime
06:05 – What is phishing?
06:57 – Smishing: SMS phishing
09:54 – The rise of social engineering
10:46 – The impact of malware
11:59 – What to do to lower the risk of an attack
14:06 – Cybersecurity and remote employees
15:36 – Securing your home network and your software
17:38 – Should you be using security software?
19:30 – Cyber insurance
Find out more about cyber security as it relates to business at www.paychex.com/articles/management/cyber-security-and-a-secure-business.
Read more about the importance of cyber liability insurance at www.paychex.com/articles/human-resources/cyber-liability-insurance-why-your-business-needs-it.
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