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National Cyber Security AllianceIf we believe the study of National Cyber ​​Security Alliance (NCSA), conducted at the request of Symantec, 65% of small business owners believe that the Internet is an essential tool for success.

However, about a quarter of women who own their own business, questioned during “National Cyber ​​Security Awareness Month”, not sure of their protection against the risks associated with that environment. This is the conclusion reached by researchers insurer The Travelers Companies.

“Considering 40 percent of cyber attacks are against organizations with fewer than 500 employees3, it is imperative that we help small business owners understand cyber risks,”– said Marc Schmittlein, President and CEO of Small Commercial at Travelers. “As one of the nation’s largest insurers, we feel an obligation to help entrepreneurs prepare for and prevent cyber and other insurable risks as well as to recommend solutions to this important group of job creators and economic contributors.”

According to data obtained at the conference of the National Association of Women business, 42% of respondents do not believe that they have enough insurance to cover the costs if you have problems related to the protection of computer information. (more…)