Cybersecurity: The vegetable on your business plate | Commentary
Let’s start with dessert. That’s what businesses like to talk about when I first meet with them at the Small Business Development Center. And why not? It’s the best part.
Business dessert is profit, great marketing ideas, a new logo, growing sales and the vision of a profitable exit to retired beach life. This is all part of a great meal, but in between there is the meat of day-to-day operations and potatoes of customer service. And few important items get moved to the “vegetable” role, including cybersecurity.
Cybersecurity is a relative newcomer to the menu of business owner responsibilities, but it’s one that many business people put off eating indefinitely. Despite warnings that cyber attackers strike small businesses with alarming…