Infographic: America's small businesses must take online security more seriously


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According to research from the National Cyber Security Alliance and Symantec, U.S. small business owners/operators have a false sense of cybersecurity. More than three-fourths (77 percent) say their company is safe from cyber threats such as hackers, viruses, malware or a cybersecurity breach, yet 83 percent have no formal cybersecurity plan. The survey assessed the cyber security posture of 1,015 U.S. small and medium-sized businesses.