Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Tuesday August 09, 2011

Expert: Rural US Websites Easy Target for Hackers

Did we really need an expert to tell us that websites for small town businesses don't have the same level of security as huge corporations and government entities?

"It seems to me to be low-hanging fruit," said Dick Mackey, vice president of consulting at Sudbury, Mass.-based SystemExperts. "The smaller the organization, the more likely that they don't think of themselves as potential targets. They're not going to have the protections in place that a larger organization will have."