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Cybersecurity is a must for businesses of all sizes.

Security means more than just downloading antivirus software

If you want your plumbing business to stay safe from the online cybercriminals that are growing in prominence by the day, it’s going to take more than simply having antivirus software.

On Contracting Business’ website, Hal Conick explained the benefit of additional security measures, including the consistent updating of software and operating systems.

Hackers often feast on programs that have not been updated recently. Businesses cannot take the risk of getting lazy about updating their programs, especially ones that house vital information. This includes updates to security software, but goes beyond that as well. Be sure to update apply updates to your computer, operating system and any other programs that are regularly used to have the best defense against hackers and bugs.  

With 93 percent of breaches happening to companies with fewer than 100 employees, you cannot assume “it won’t happen to me and my company.” Security is something that falls to every business, from the smallest contracting business to the largest Fortune 100 Company. Start securing your network today.

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