Take control of cyber risks


1. Understand

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




2. Plan

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


Rules of Fight Club


3. Rules

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




4. Malware

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




5. Passwords

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


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




 6. Update

 Apply appropriate security patches to Update systems and reduce vulnerability.




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.




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.




9. Backup

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





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.



If you have done all this, click here to check out our report on cyber risk: www.bit.ly/CyberReport