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Cyber Security Checklist

Simple Steps For All Companies.

A few simple steps can go a very long way in deterring a cyber-attack. Give your business a fighting chance.

Minimise The Risk Of:

Cyber Security Checklist

Simple Steps For All Companies.Minimise The Risk Of:

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Tackling Cybercrime Is Everybody’s Business, & Every Business’ Responsibility.

It’s no secret that cyber-attacks have been increasing in severity and frequency throughout recent years. Cyber criminals are causing massive disturbances to organisations and making off with billions in the process (£11 Billion in 2017, to be precise). All with what seems to be little to no effort! So, it’s no wonder why businesses are becoming concerned about security and wondering whether they can stand up to future attacks.

It’s no secret that cyber-attacks have been increasing in severity and frequency throughout recent years. Cyber criminals are causing massive disturbances to organisations and making off with billions in the process (£11 Billion in 2017, to be precise). All with what seems to be little to no effort! So, it’s no wonder why businesses are becoming concerned about security and wondering whether they can stand up to future attacks.

Around 1/3rd of businesses still do not have basic protections or have formalised their approaches to cyber security.

46% of all UK businesses identified a breach or attack in the last 12 months: 57% of which incurred costs in investment or loss of resource.

Average cost of a breach is £1570 – ranging wildly when you factor in the business size: £19.6k for large, £3.1k for medium & £1.3k for small.

Around 1/3rd of businesses still do not have basic protections or have formalised their approaches to cyber security.

46% of all UK businesses identified a breach or attack in the last 12 months: 57% of which incurred costs in investment or loss of resource.

Average cost of a breach is £1570 – ranging wildly when you factor in the business size: £19.6k for large, £3.1k for medium & £1.3k for small.

Businesses need to be aware of modern cyber security risks and must keep in mind that the techniques and tools used to hack businesses are constantly evolving and developing to outsmart standard security software.

With that in mind, our resident security expert, Tony Pearson, has put together a checklist of our top 10 cyber security tips for businesses to follow. From small, medium or large enterprises; follow this list and you’ll be ahead of the hackers – a few simple steps can go a very long way in deterring a cyber-attack.

10 Point Cyber Security Checklist

Cyber security affects us all – personally and professionally. The difference is, a business has to trust its employees to be as vigilant as with its own data as they would be with their bank account PIN number.

The trouble is, everyone is fallible, whether they’re an employee or not, and cyber criminal are getting more and more clever at exploiting this.

This checklist is a starting point for all businesses to implement a cyber security awareness strategy to prevent loss of data and money in the future.

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