A SWOT analysis looks at your strengths and weaknesses, and the opportunities and threats your business faces.
Protecting your IT system and the information it holds is essential. An IT systems failure or data loss can be catastrophic for your business.
Company directors are responsible for the management of their companies. They must act in a way most likely to promote the success of the business and benefit its shareholders.
IT security consultant Chris Payne of Advanced Cyber Solutions shines a light on cyber threats old and new, and explains how your small business can mitigate risk.
According to government estimates, 43% of UK businesses suffered a cyber attack in the 12 months to December 2017, as revealed by the Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2018. The most common attacks were fraudulent emails, followed by cyber criminals “impersonating an organisation online” and malware and virus attacks.
Business consultant Hedley Basford on why it can pay to plan for the worst
Tony Neate, CEO of Get Safe Online, shares his insight and explains how UK businesses can protect themselves against online threats and cyber crime
According to government figures released in April 2017, 47% of all UK businesses had suffered a cyber breach or attack in the preceding 12 months. The Federation of Small Businesses estimates that seven million cyber crimes are committed against small firms in the UK every year, which equals 19,000 a day. And, on average, a cyber crime incident costs £3,000, with two days’ recovery time needed.
A financial stress test considers an organisation’s ability to withstand a crisis. Large international banks have been stress testing their own balance sheets for decades, and more recently, financial regulators around the world have been carrying out their own stress tests to examine the robustness of banks.