What is the cost of a cybersecurity breach to the average small business? The Denver Post reports an average cost of $600,000 to a business hit by an attack, with 60% of companies out of business as a direct result of a security breach.
And, even though some attacks come without warning, other companies find they have plenty of warning to remedy the situation.
This was the case for a manufacturer who’s hosting provider hadn’t updated their server in a long time. The outdated server, plugins, theme and other neglected areas of their website enabled hackers to gain access. A Google penalty was looming and then it happened.
Read the full case study to find out what the business impact was to the client, how it was remedied, and how you can prevent a similar problem from threatening your business.