Attacks on business IT systems are common in the UK. These attacks aim to steal information, money or to disrupt a business by hacking. This can prevented with basic security measures with staff, processes and IT systems.
Business systems security advice
Security software should be something all businesses invest in. Online security helps to protect business equipment and its data from a system attack.
Most modern businesses operate through the use of email, staff working remotely and website activity. Suitable cyber security safeguards businesses, employees, customers and other interested parties.
Business should offer a secure online environment for their customers. It is crucial to provide a secure platform to allow customer demand to transact online.
ActionFraud provide further information on business cyber security.
Fraud and Cyber Security Advisor
Cambridgeshire Police provide a Fraud and Cyber Security Advisor for local businesses. They can provide cyber and fraud presentations to directors and staff, including the local threat and how to mitigate the risks. In addition, fraud and cyber security advisors can give;
- An introduction to Cyber Essentials
- Regular updates from Action Fraud and the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau
- Sponsorship to the Cyber Information Sharing Partnership (CiSP)
- Assistance in compiling a Cyber Security policy
- Technical advice
Please email CyberProtectCambs@cambs.pnn.police.uk