Cybersecurity Issues that any Up-and-Coming Business Should Keep in Mind


We often talk of cybersecurity risk as a separate issue. This fact, in and of itself is already a mistake. We live in a digital era, in which the internet holds more sway than any other force. In this era, cybersecurity is just as important as security. So, we must stop looking at cyber risks as a separate category, and just accept that they should be looked at as a part of “risks”.

In 2023, up-and-coming businesses are far more frequent. A lot of people are coming up with creative ideas for a business, and attempting to get the funds to start up. A lot of these businesses fail to take into consideration certain cybersecurity issues, which ultimately ends up being a huge problem. After all, businesses tend to be the main targets of cybercrime.

So, in this article, we are going to go over a couple of cybersecurity issues that up-and-coming business owners should take into account.

Cybersecurity is an IT Problem

The best ways to let cybersecurity issues spread is by delegating them solely to IT. Remember, a cyberattack will not just be focused on the IT department. Rather, it will cut through the whole business. The moment you digitize information, you increase the risk of getting hacked and the information stolen. So, if you are an up-and-comer, make sure that you do everything in your power to ensure all departments in your business are safe from cybercrime.


Credit: “Why Cybersecurity is Important”, TEDx Talks, Romeo Farinacci

You are not Invincible

Quite a few businesses start out thinking “No cyber attacker would bother with us.” This kind of thinking often leads to a decline in protection, and a subsequent attack. And for a young business, a single cyberattack might just spell the E-N-D. So, invest as much as you can in cybersecurity. Get the latest protections, study the latest trends, and make sure you stay ahead of any potential attackers. Remember, you are not invincible.

Antivirus is not Enough Anymore

A lot of up-and-comers invest in a strong antivirus and leave it at that. However, in 2023, that is no longer enough. Hackers and cybercriminals have discovered ways to subvert antiviruses, and can easily get past even the latest one. The best way to prevent hackers and other cybercriminals is by taking prevention measures against them early on. Another great option is employing white hat hackers, who will help you find any chink in your armor.


The digital era is here, and many of us have failed to adapt. Even on a personal level, a lot of people are simply unaware of the risks of leaving your information online. When it comes to businesses, the threat is even worse, as most hackers tend to target newer businesses, precisely because their cybersecurity is not up-to-par. So, if you are an up-and-comer, don’t neglect the importance of cybersecurity. Rather, pay special emphasis on it, as if it were one of the most important things to take care of.

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