While gold standard cyber defences may be beyond the reach of many SMEs, there are some simple steps they can take to protect themselves and deter criminals
Cybersecurity Focus Special Report
A third-level qualification in the fields of IT, networking, business information systems, law and technology or computer forensics is recommended
Is it right in any circumstances to negotiate with cybercriminals and pay a ransom
Every individual, enterprise and organisation that has data is at risk from cybercrime
The first thing companies need to do is ascertain that it is actually a crisis, and not a blip
Is there a typical cybercriminal profile or do multiple profiles exist?
It’s helpful to organise cybersecurity training around a theme that is communicated regularly
Which technologies are here to stay and which are a flash in the pan?
More significant attacks taking place that have motivations other than financial
Technologies are being developed that will allow software to mitigate vulnerabilities by themselves
Cyber security was previously seen as a financial services issue but other industries are now being increasingly targeted.
Cybersecurity can seem overwhelming to small and medium-sized businesses
Remote employees must avoid “cross-contamination” by maintaining the separation of work and personal usage
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