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IT Risk

IT risk refers to the potential threat posed by either intentional or uninentional misuse or failure of a business' IT structure and equipment, whether by hackers, phishing attacks, or even data theft conducted by employees.

What Small and Midsize Businesses Need to Know About IT Risk

Any business with a computer system or tools has some degree of IT risk and vulnerabilities. Small businesses should aim to reduce their level of risk via measures such as antivirus software, employee training, and regular IT/network checks and audits.

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