When you’re running a business, security breaches hurt in many ways. On an emotional level, you feel sick that you and your company have been violated. On a business level, you have to cope with material damage, stolen proprietary information, denial of service, and lost productivity.
Implementing a security strategy can be daunting for small and medium-size businesses (SMBs). You need cost-effective solutions, yet you must choose products in the no-man’s-land between personal security offerings, like desktop firewalls and antivirus software, and high-end enterprise solutions, like identity management and expensive intrusion detection systems.