7 ways to beef up your cyber security in 2021

Hackers are increasingly targeting small and medium-sized businesses. In this blog, we reveal how you can mitigate threats in a few easy steps.

Strengthen your cyber security in 7 easy steps.

No business is too small or too big to fall victim to a cyber attack.

Although media reports focus on breaches at corporate giants, the reality is small businesses are the new frontier for cyber criminals.

Indeed, it is estimated there will be a cyber attack every 11 seconds in 2021 - with 43% of data breaches targeted at small businesses.

Small businesses are particularly vulnerable to cyber attacks because many can't afford dedicated IT staff. As a result, their computer and network security are often inadequate or non-existent, making the business easy to attack.

The good news is there are plenty of ways to boost your cyber security without breaking the bank. Some of the steps - such as signing our for our Core Membership package - are even free.

Here are 7 easy ways to boost your cyber security:

1. Join the EMCRC