Small firms fail to take basic anti-virus measures
More than 40% of UK small businesses have been infected by viruses during the past 12 months, at an average cost of £2,500 a time, a survey of 500 firms by McAfee revealed.
The anti-virus firm’s findings mirror those of the government’s biannual Security Breaches Survey, which found widespread ignorance among small businesses about IT security.
By Bill Goodwin at Computer Weekly.
[ Read more ]
- Review: Viruses Revealed (28 April 2003)
By subscribing to our early morning news update, you will receive a daily digest of the latest security news published on Help Net Security.
With over 500 issues so far, reading our newsletter every Monday morning will keep you up-to-date with security risks out there.