Small Business Cybersecurity

Technology is a double-edged sword. On the one hand, it creates productivity and business opportunities never seen before. On the other it can allow remote users access to an entire business, enabling them to take it down with a few keystrokes.

The Data Assured Cybersecurity Workbook is designed to provide the small business with a guide for creating a Written Information Security Program (WISP).

Don't Think Cybersecurity is Important? Think Again

43% of cyberattacks target small business

60% of small businesses go out of business within 6 months of a cyberattack

48% of data breaches are caused by acts of malicious intent

Take the Cybersecurity 101 quiz from Iowa Cyber to find out how you can better protect your small business.

Downloadable Cybersecurity Posters

Use our Data Assured posters as quick reference guides for keeping your information safe

Additional Resources and Contacts

Chief Information Security Officer Information Security Division

200 E Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA 50309
SecurityAwareness@iowa.gov
(515)-280-770

Iowa State University
Information Assurance Center

Dr. Doug Jacobson, Director
dougj@iastate.edu
515-294-0659

Technology Association of Iowa

515-280-7700
info@technologyiowa.org