According to a survey conducted by Symantec, small New Zealand businesses averaged losses of $19,000 as a result of cyber-attacks. This is almost three times the losses suffered by Australian firms. Click here to read more from NZ Herald.
'The survey showed 91 per cent of the small businesses used Windows devices and 48 per cent had Windows 10 as their main operating system. Some 84 per cent of laptops and 72 per cent of mobile phones were password protected, the survey showed. A further 27 per cent said staff had access to their firm's financial data via a mobile phone while 36 per cent could access it through a home computer.'