SMBs spend an average of $51,000 per year on security and data protection solutions.
Two-thirds of SMB IT staff time is dedicated to computer security, disaster preparedness, backup, recovery and archiving.
87 percent of SMBs have a disaster preparedness plan.
Only 23 percent rate their plan as pretty good or excellent, though.
74 percent of SMBs are somewhat to extremely concerned about losing electronic information.
42 percent have lost confidential or proprietary information in the past.
A full 100 percent of those companies who have lost data reported direct losses such as lost revenue or financial costs as a result.
Two-thirds of businesses have lost mobile devices such as laptops or smartphones in the last 12 months.
73 percent of SMBs were victims of cyber attacks in the past year.
30 percent of those attacks were judged to be somewhat to extremely successful.
47 percent of SMBs expect to make significant changes to their data protection infrastructure in the next year.
59 percent of SMBs surveyed uses outside consultants to augment their staff in data protection efforts and 10 percent plan to in the future.
92 percent of respondents currently use anti-malware.
72 percent utilize client firewalls.
40 percent use client intrusion detection.