As summer comes to an end and fall quickly approaches, it comes the time to start thinking of next year’s budget. Research conducted by the National Cyber Security Alliance found that almost 50 percent of all small businesses have experienced a cyber attack and more than 70 percent of cyber attacks target small businesses. With this daunting threat, it is not only crucial to include plans in your IT budget for your infrastructure but to also include updates to enhance your cybersecurity posture.

Before you can create an effective budget, you’ll need to evaluate your current IT landscape and assess the risks in your environment. To help you create this evaluation, we’ve compiled a variety of questions your IT team should assess. Your answers will provide insight to a starting point necessary to establish your IT budget. You can download the report by clicking the button below.