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Aug 28, 2013

Overwhelming Majority of Independent Business Owners Believe Their Website Is Secure

Newtek-headerNearly Half of All Small Businesses Say Website Is Prime Revenue Driver
NewtekOne, The Small Business Authority®, with a portfolio of over 100,000 business accounts, announced today the findings of its SB Authority Market Sentiment Survey, a monthly window into the concerns of independent business owners. Based on a poll of over 2,700 respondents, one of the key findings from the August survey is 86% of business owners feel that their current website is secure. Additionally, of those polled, 41% believe their website is the prime revenue driver for their business. The full August 2013 results showed the following:

Poll Question

Poll Answer

2013 Percentage

Do you feel that your current  website is secure?





Is your website the prime revenue  driver for your business?





Barry Sloane, Chairman, President and CEO of The Small Business Authority® commented, "We value the responses our clients give us regarding their needs, concerns and business sensitivities. We do believe that our independent business owners are not very concerned about cyber-security, even though they should be. Ironically, they do value their internet presence as an extremely important aspect of their business but seem to have a casual attitude regarding the secure nature of their content and data."