Monday, 19 October 2015

Cyber security needs a new approach

Small businesses and individuals are still failing to install antivirus and other antimalware software and keeping programmes up to date with latest security updates. The 'don't fix it if it ain't broke' philosophy is just not good enough.

Only in September did the Daily Telegraph (UK) carry an article "Why cyber security needs a new approach" and contains a not surprizing quote " About half of small businesses are out of business within six months of a cyber breach". To read the complete article go to

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Wednesday, 8 July 2015

UK SME's are putting one-third of their revenue at risk due to lack of cyber security awareness.

 According to a UK Home Office report written by Baroness Karen Brady CBE (of The Apprentice fame) and Ed Vaizey MP, "SME's are putting one-third of their revenue at risk because they are falling for some of the common misconceptions around cyber security, leaving them vulnerable to losing valuable data and suffering both financial and reputational damage." source dated Feb 2015.