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How to Prepare for 2021 with Cybersecurity

how to prepare for 2021 cybersecurity

What a crazy year 2020 was! With the onset of the pandemic, countless companies have moved to fully working from home. As our world has shifted to a new virtual reality, the climate of the internet is more riskier than ever, so your business must be prepared and aware. Here are some tips on how to prepare for 2021 with cybersecurity. 

COVID-19 Brought Cyberattacks 

It’s no surprise that cybersecurity threats are amongst the top threats for businesses. 

According to the Future of Secure Remote Work Report by Cisco, 61% of respondents globally stated that their organizations experienced a jump of 25% or more in cyber threats or alerts since the start of COVID-19. This was also experienced by 55% of small businesses, 70% of medium organizations, and 60% of large enterprises.

These statistics alone prove that cybersecurity is needed more than ever and should be a top priority for your business as we move into 2021. A good place to start is to reevaluate your cybersecurity policies and determine what needs to be done moving forward. 

Education and employee awareness is always a good starting point when it comes to cybersecurity in the workplace. Making sure your computers are updated, using strong passwords, and securing your wifi are also helpful ways to increase cybersecurity. 

For more tips on how to improve cybersecurity, click here. 

Do you have cyber liability insurance?

To take security measures a step forward in 2021, your business must determine the right amount of cyber liability protection needed. Every company will be different when it comes to this. As we always say at Snellings, your insurance policies should be as unique as your business. Here is a good place to start when looking into cyber liability insurance. 

If you have more questions on how to best protect your business in the ever-changing digital climate, we would love to help! Head over to our website here to view our services or schedule time to speak with a team member.