Ransomware is the most significant cyber threat to SMBs

November 13, 2018

Via: TechRadar

Ransomware continues to be the leading cyberattack method experienced by small-to-medium sized businesses (SMBs) according to new research from Datto Inc.

The firm surveyed 2,400 managed service providers (MSPs) that support the IT needs of nearly half a million SMBs worldwide.

Datto found that revenue lost to downtime can cripple a small business with the average attack being 10 times more costly to the business than the ransom itself costing a business $46,800 on average and the ransom requesting around $4,300 per attack.

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