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Cyber risk management - how to avoid an attack

With cyber crime on the increase worldwide, businesses of all sizes might want to consider implementing a cyber risk management strategy. 



Not only will this help identify the threats to an organisation, it will also help to address the risks and put the correct defences in place.


To help you do this, our colleagues at East Midlands Special Operations Unit (EMSOU) have compiled a comprehensive guide on cyber risk management. 


* Here at the EMCRC, we are proud to offer FREE core membership to help businesses of all sizes access affordable support for their cyber resilience. Sign up here.


EMSOU explains it is impossible to properly focus your security efforts without a proper risk assessment.  


A quick fix, therefore, is to follow 7 steps:


Step 1: Identify Your Assets

Step 2: Identify the threats and vulnerabilities

Step 3: Rank threat

Step 4: Risk Treatment

Step 5: Frameworks

Step 6: Action Plan

Step 7: Review


To read about these steps in detail, download the EMSOU’s latest Cyber and Fraud Protect bulletin: 

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This advice has been collated by EMSOU and is intended for wider distribution within the East Midlands Region to raise awareness among businesses and the public.


If you require any further information, assistance or guidance please contact the EMSOU Protect Team.





The Cyber Resilience Centre for the East Midlands is set up to support and help protect businesses in the five counties against cyber crime. 

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