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1. Understand

Understand the risks to your business and create a register of system, people and premises risks.

 

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2. Plan

Think about what you will do when it goes wrong and build a plan.

 

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3. Rules

Create a set of Rules by which you operate your systems, people and premises.

 

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4. Malware

Avoid malicious Malware and don’t install untrusted “freeware”

 

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5. Passwords

Ensure your Passwords are secure, updated oftend and not shared amongs people.

 

                         25% of SMEs won’t survive a data security breach.

 

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 6. Update

 Apply appropriate security patches to Update systems and reduce vulnerability.

 

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7. People

People error is the number one cause of data breach. Educate your people about IT security.

 

                           50% of data security breaches are caused by human error.

 

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8. Mobile

Data is now Mobile so think about where it is stored to prevent loss or theft.

 

                           £75K is the average cost of an SME data security breach.

 

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9. Backup

Backup your systems and data regularly, don’t leave this to chance.

 

 

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10. Involve

Involve everyone. Make sure you train and inform people, everyone has a role to play.

 

                         75% of SMEs have experienced a cyber attack in the last 12 months.

 

Done?

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