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Small Businesses in Denial about Threat Posed by Cyberattacks

Small- and medium-sized businesses are in denial about the threat posed by cyberattacks, security software firm McAfee concluded in a study published this week.

While most small- and medium-sized companies believe that they operate under cybercriminals' radar, the study found that one-in-five firms have been attacked. The survey — which polled 500 companies with 1,000 employees or less — found that for every eight firms, only ten employees were dedicated to managing the businesses' information-technology systems.

Read full story: SecurityFocus

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