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The Road to Cyber Resilience

The Road to Cyber Resilience

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CYBER SECURITY CHALLENGES FACING BUSINESSES TODAY – PART 6

CYBER SECURITY CHALLENGES FACING BUSINESSES TODAY – PART 6

I’m sure many of you who have been following this will be glad that I am at the end of this series. Just to recap, I have been exploring the categories of challenges reported by ENISA, the European version of NCSC, who have estimated that across Europe, 46% of businesses have been hit and a quarter of charities, in the last 12 months. This figure does rise for medium size businesses, to 68%, but smaller businesses are still very much at risk, and I have taken a look at the low level of cybersecurity awareness amongst the personnel working for SMEs, the lack of qualified and experienced cyber security professionals available to SMEs, and the inadequate protection of critical and sensitive information, budgets and the lack of suitable cybersecurity guidelines specific to SMEs. Today I’m combining the last 2 subjects, shadow IT and low management support.
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CYBER SECURITY CHALLENGES FACING BUSINESSES TODAY – PART 5

CYBER SECURITY CHALLENGES FACING BUSINESSES TODAY – PART 5

Over the last couple of weeks I have been discussing the cyber challenges facing SMEs, based on the seven categories of challenges reported by ENISA, the European version of NCSC, who have estimated that across Europe, 46% of businesses have been hit and a quarter of charities, in the last 12 months. This figure does rise for medium size businesses, to 68%, but smaller businesses are still very much at risk, and I have taken a look at the low level of cybersecurity awareness amongst the personnel working for SMEs, the lack of qualified and experienced cyber security professionals available to SMEs, and the inadequate protection of critical and sensitive information and budgets. Today I’m looking at the suitable guidelines and standards available to SMEs.
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CYBER SECURITY CHALLENGES FACING BUSINESSES TODAY – PART 4

CYBER SECURITY CHALLENGES FACING BUSINESSES TODAY – PART 4

This article follows on from my other short articles on the cyber challenges facing SMEs, based on the seven categories of challenges reported by ENISA, the European version of NCSC, who have estimated that across Europe, 46% of businesses have been hit and a quarter of charities, in the last 12 months. This figure does rise for medium size businesses, to 68%, but smaller businesses are still very much at risk.
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CYBER SECURITY CHALLENGES FACING BUSINESSES TODAY – PART 3

CYBER SECURITY CHALLENGES FACING BUSINESSES TODAY – PART 3

This article follows on from my 2 other short articles on the cyber challenges facing SMEs, Parts 1 and 2, based on the seven categories of challenges reported by ENISA, the European version of NCSC, who have estimated that across Europe, 46% of businesses have been hit and a quarter of charities, in the last 12 months. This figure does rise for medium size businesses, to 68%, but smaller businesses are still very much at risk.
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