When small businesses start to boom, they often rush to add employees, ramp up production and get bigger oﬃces. But something usually gets left oﬀ the to-do list: upgrading their cybersecurity.
A growing business means more computers—and that means more weak points in a network that hackers can attack. It also means more employees who aren’t up to speed on security, and who click on suspicious links or fall for online scams.
Here’s a look at some of the biggest security mistakes small businesses make as they grow, and what they can do to prevent them.