Every business and individual should be vigilant about online security. Businesses are especially vulnerable because they store an ever-increasing volume of user data on their servers. Small to medium businesses are as likely as large enterprises to suffer from data breaches. While bigger organizations have the financial muscle, resources and skill to overcome setbacks from a cyber attack, small businesses often lack the security personnel and expertise needed to protect sensitive data in the first place or to recover from any breach should they be targeted.
There is a current litigation trend in which courts are being asked to determine whether websites, specifically websites facilitating business transactions, fall under the purview of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).