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More than Half of Small Businesses at “Huge Risk”  of Security Breach

More than Half of Small Businesses at “Huge Risk” of Security Breach

59% of UK small businesses are not taking their security seriously enough and are at huge risk of a security breach, according to new research. A survey conducted by Digital ID found 23% of small and medium companies have very little visitor security and 36% have no visitor security processes at all. When asked what security measures they did have in place, of the 59% most said they had locks or security lights at their offices, with nearly two-thirds admitting that these security devices were not in use during working hours. Only 41% of the small firms surveyed had more complex security measures in place with ID cards and restrictive access gates being the most popular. Despite one in five small businesses experiencing a security breach in the past year, the research suggested that small ... »