Small Business is a Big Target For Crime. How To Protect Your Business (Infographic)

Small businesses have become the big target of crime and cyber-theft, with $656,982,032 worth of office equipment stolen annually, according to a report from Bolt Insurance. With limited resources, more relaxed security and smaller staffs than most large companies, small businesses are prime targets to criminals looking to invade, either through the physical back door or the back door of the internet.



The infographic below demonstrates just how much of an effect crime is having on small business and gives some suggestions on ways you can protect your small business.






































































































Here at we are dedicated to helping small businesses overcome the day-to-day challenges they face by providing quality content and information that can help them grow and succeed. Because security is such a major concern, we’ve written a number of articles on the topic to provide additional tips and suggestions on how to protect your business. The articles cover everything from adding surveillance to your physical location, how to keep your information safe in the cloud and away from hackers and steps to take if you’ve become a victim.

Have you been a victim of small business crime? Tell us your story in the comments below and how you now protect yourself.






About Carolyn Crummey

Carolyn Crummey is a business and technology strategist and the owner of VirTasktic (, an agency dedicated to providing high-level virtual services to small businesses and entrepreneurs. A lover of technology and small business, Carolyn has built a career on the intelligent use of technology to increase business efficiency and productivity, which ultimately leads to greater profitability. Carolyn works closely with her clients to understand their challenges and helps them integrate the best technology solutions into their businesses so they too can enjoy great successes. You can follow Carolyn on Twitter at @CarolynCrummey or @VirTasktic.