The internet has become indispensable for many businesses. Whether it’s selling goods online or transferring funds from one bank account to another, the internet plays a vital role in the day-to-day running of many companies.
While taking to the internet can significantly enhance a business’s operations, it could also leave them vulnerable to cyber criminals. Research suggests that in 2016 cybercrime cost UK companies in the region of £29.1 billion, while almost three million businesses were compromised. Cybercrime can be incredibly costly, and it’s in your best interests to be protected.
There are some basic steps you can take to lessen the chance of your business being affected. Simple security measures can often be enough to deter hackers, while remaining vigilant and ensuring all members of staff are conscious of what suspicious activity looks like can make a huge difference.