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|As a mid-sized or smaller organization, there is a lure of feeling safety in obscurity. The truth is your company doesn't have to be a giant global corporation to be in the cross hairs of an attack. Automated exploits of common vulnerabilities can equally sweep up victims on any Internet-facing network. As for targeted attacks, smaller companies are often hit first precisely because cybercriminals know these organizations have weak security – and may be a stepping stone to connected business partners or a large parent company. The good news is you don't need to hire a crew of security experts to effectively manage IT risks and comply with security and privacy regulations. This guide explains how SMBs can use cloud-based security to protect their network and ensure compliance without breaking the bank.|