Security: Protecting PC networks from Internet invaders has never been more vital for small business

MSNBC Last year the network at Beauty Fashion magazine, a small trade publication in New York, was simultaneously infected by two viruses: Code Red and Nimda. The attack destroyed all the computers’ files and shut down Internet access for three days. After several thousand dollars’ worth of help from outside consultants, most of the information was restored. Some files of old articles, though, were irretrievable. “It’s a very dangerous place out on the Web,” says Joe Levy, the publication’s subscription director, “and people don’t realize it.” (Get the full story on MSNBC)