College for Professional Studies
MS Computer and Information Technology
School of Computer & Information Science
Thesis - Open Access
Number of Pages
Small businesses are at extreme risk from network based attacks. A lack of security budget for hardware such as firewalls, intrusion detection systems, proxy servers, and web 2.0 gateway filters, plus a lack of technical expertise in network security, put small businesses at higher risk than larger companies. This paper researches the current state of small business network security and the types of threats they are seeing. It also looks at the factors that determine when and why security is implemented or modified.
Date of Award
© Jason Carter
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Carter, Jason, "Information Security Among Small Organizations: a Survey" (2010). Student Publications. 432.