10 steps to achieving cyber-security for your customers

According to the government’s 2017 Cyber Security Breaches Survey, 46% of businesses experienced a cyber attack in the 12 months from 2016 – 2017. Cyber security is a serious concern for every business now and is likely to be a priority for your customers. So how can you help them to achieve it?

What is the difference between GDPR and Cyber Essentials?

The GDPR has been the hot topic for many businesses recently – it comes into force in May this year and brings with it a raft of changes that require better standards of data protection. However, it’s not the only set of standards that businesses need to bear in mind – the government’s Cyber Essentials initiative is also an essential for organisations looking to ensure (and demonstrate) that online security is a key consideration. So, what’s the difference between the two?

How can phishing mitigation help your customers?

Research in March 2016 established that 93% of all phishing emails contained encryption ransomware. By the third quarter of 2016 this figure had increased to 97.25%. Behind hacking, phishing the is the second most popular method of choice when it comes to cyber criminals trying to engineer a data or system breach. It is a problem that just isn’t going to go away and one that is likely to be high up on the list of security priorities for your customers in 2018.


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