Improve The Online Security Of Your Business

Advice and tips for small businesses to make simple but effective changes to improve cyber security.

Effective cyber security is good for business. Companies who have effective cyber security in place can gain an advantage over their competitors because they are trusted by their customers. If people are aware their data and details are safe they are more likely to do business with you.

Boost customer confidence

Both consumer and business customers expect to interact with companies online with the same ease and confidence that they enjoy offline. Yet along with huge opportunities for small businesses trading online, there are risks. More businesses need to ensure they are protecting themselves from cyber criminals.

The financial losses associated with cyber crime are significant for small businesses as well as larger ones. Small business owners need to do more to protect themselves and their customers online.

Guidance to help small businesses

The Department for Business, Innovation & Skills has published the ‘Cyber Streetwise: open for business’ report including simple advice and tips for businesses to improve their online security.

You can download ‘Cyber Streetwise: open for business’ from the website (PDF, 2.35MB).