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Cyber Readiness Institute survey: ‘Smaller the business, smaller the focus’ on cyber amid COVID-19 shifts

By Charlie Mitchell / June 19, 2020

The Cyber Readiness Institute, led by policy veteran Kiersten Todt, finds an ongoing gap in focus on cybersecurity threats among the smallest of companies, even as these numerous “micro-businesses” have joined the massive shift to remote work amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

“There remains a significant gap between the perceived importance of cybersecurity protections for businesses with fewer than 10 employees and those with more than 10 employees,” CRI said in a release this week. “The smaller the business, the...

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