“Just as you would insure your company car to protect against unforeseen events while driving on the road, so too should you insure your business against unforeseen events on the global cyber-highway.”
Owning and running your SMB can be challenging and rewarding in equal parts. And, when you’re staring down a period of significant business growth, the excitement and the nervousness can be greater than ever.
The Bring Your Own Device trend, where employees bring their own tablets or smartphones to connect to the business network, is here to stay. The reality of this is that the majority of employee-owned mobile devices also come with consumer applications already installed. As an SMB works with employees and embraces BYOD, they often unwittingly, end up embracing an avalanche of third party apps.
It happens so fast – one moment of inattention on a business trip and someone makes off with your laptop or smartphone. Inconvenient to say the least, but also, who is going to pay for the loss? And what about the stored data that is gone – the RFP that was just completed, the lead information, your client list?