• 92% of growing businesses do not have a complete backup. Of those that do, only a portion of their data is backed up.
• 96% of growing businesses are exposed to hard-drive failure; if one drive fails, all data can be lost unless a complete, frequent back-up is made of their entire system.
• 94% of growing businesses have poor or non-existent system security. Employees (or nonemployees) can easily gain access to critical files.
• 98% of growing businesses are missing important operating system or network patches.
• 92% of growing businesses have no system Internet restrictions; employees can freely visit any site, including virus- infected sites.
• 93% of growing businesses are vulnerable to hidden viruses; employees can freely download or transfer viruses.
Data derived from New York Times September 6th, 2006
and direct observations.
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