Small Business Cybersecurity Resources

The SC SBDC network understands it can be dangerous out there in digital world. We have pulled together resources we feel are useful to small businesses on various topics. Need help with cybersecurity in your small business? Set up an appointment today.


Download the SC SBDC Cybersecurity Guide and Workbook to help you understand the basics of good cybersecurity hygiene.

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Cybersecurity Self-Assessment

Want to take an active role in protecting the value in your business from cyber-attacks? Download our self-assessment and schedule a session with an SC SBDC consultant to better position your business to fend off cybercriminals.

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Troll Test

Can you spot a social media troll? Are you easily swayed by social media posts? Take this quiz and see if you are a likely victim while learning what to watch for as you scroll your feeds tonight.

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Ransomware Simulator

Is your network effective in blocking ransomware when employees fall for social engineering attacks? KnowBe4’s Ransomware Simulator “RanSim” gives you a quick look at the effectiveness of your existing network protection. RanSim will simulate 20 ransomware infection scenarios and 1 crypto mining infection scenario to show you if a workstation is vulnerable.

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Domain Spoof Test

Are you aware that one of the first things hackers try is to see if they can spoof the email address of someone in your own domain? Now they can launch a “CEO fraud” spear phishing attack on your organization, and that type of attack is very hard to defend against unless your users are high ‘security awareness’ trained. KnowBe4 can help you find out if this is the case with our Domain Spoof Test. Can you be spoofed? 

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Phishing Security Test

Did you know that 91% of successful data breaches started with a spear-phishing attack? Find out what percentage of your employees are Phish-prone with your phishing security test. Why? If you don’t do it yourself, the bad guys will. The Phish-prone percentage is usually higher than you expect and is great ammo to get budget.

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Email Exposure Check Pro

Find out your current email attack surface now with KnowBe4’s Email Exposure Check Pro (EEC). EEC Pro identifies your at-risk users by crawling business social media information and now also thousands of new breach databases to help you find even more of your users’ compromised accounts that have been exposed in the most recent data breaches – fast.

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Weak Password Test

Verizon’s Data Breach Report showed that 81% of hacking-related breaches used either stolen and/or weak passwords. KnowBe4’s Weak Password Test checks your Active Directory for 10 different types of weak password related threats and reports any fails so that you can take action. This will take you 5 minutes and may give you some insights you never expected!

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Domain Doppelganger

Since look-alike domains are a dangerous vector for phishing and other social engineering attacks, it’s a top priority that you monitor for potentially harmful domains that can spoof your domain. Our Domain Doppelgänger tool makes it easy for you to identify your potential “evil domain twins” and combines the search, discovery, reporting, and risk indicators, so you can take action now.

Find out if your domain has an evil twin:

Additional Cybersecurity Links:

SC Cybersecurity Assistance Program (SC-CAP)
SC National Guard Cybersecurity Efforts
SC Tech and SC Cyber
FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center

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