In today’s digital world, small businesses need to protect themselves from online bad guys. Even if you have a small budget, there are ways you can keep your business safe from cyber threats. In this blog, we will share simple tips that any small business can follow to stay safe online.

  1. Teach Your Team About Online Safety: Make sure everyone in your business knows how to stay safe online. Talk to them about things like fake emails, tricks people use to steal information, and how to make strong passwords. When everyone knows the rules, it helps protect your business.
  2. Update Your Computer Software: Keep your computers up to date by installing the latest updates. These updates make your computers stronger against bad guys. It’s like putting a lock on your door to keep out burglars. Set your computers to update automatically, so you don’t have to worry about it.
  3. Secure Your Wi-Fi: Protect your Wi-Fi with a strong password. It’s like having a secret code to get into your house. Change the name and password on your Wi-Fi router from the default ones. This makes it harder for bad guys to guess. You can ask someone who knows about computers to help you with this.
  4. Get Antivirus Protection: Find a good antivirus program for your computer. It’s like having a superhero that fights bad guys on your computer. Antivirus programs can catch bad stuff before it harms your computer. Choose one that fits your budget and make sure to update it regularly.
  5. Backup Your Important Stuff: Sometimes bad things happen, like computer crashes or hackers. It’s important to save copies of your important files in a safe place. You can use an external hard drive or a cloud service to backup your files. This way, if something goes wrong, you won’t lose all your important information.

Conclusion: Even if you have a small budget, you can still protect your small business from cyber threats. By teaching your team about online safety, keeping your software updated, securing your Wi-Fi, getting antivirus protection, and backing up your important files, you can stay safe online. Remember, it’s like locking your doors and having superheroes to protect your business from the bad guys on the internet. Stay safe and keep your business secure!


NUMENTIS is a Canadian-owned Managed Services provider that offers Managed IT, Cybersecurity Solutions, Cloud Services and VoIP to help their customers control costs, secure their data and make their people more productive.  NUMENTIS designs IT solutions in Toronto with security in mind. We ensure our clients meet industry standards for security and comply with security best practices. Speak to a representative to find out how we can help you secure your business.