Cybercriminals target half their attacks at small businesses

A recent article in the Telegraph highlights the risks facing small business’s from a malicious cyber attack but it’s worth noting (as we’ve posted previously) that 80% of the common attacks can be prevented by following GCHQ’s Cyber Essentials guidance.

1. Secure configuration

2. Patching

3. Secure boundary firewall

4. User access controls

5. Malware protection

Holker IT is helping business across the north to implement a Cyber Essentials strategy and reduce their risk of experiencing the disruption or financial loss a cyber attack can cause.

The Telegraph article contains some interesting figures if you want to read more.

James Dewhurst