Most businesses will use internet connected systems to sell, advertise, and communicate with customers, as well as carry out financial transactions. Every day there are cyber attacks on businesses of every size targeting client data, intellectual property or
financial transactions. It can be extremely difficult to recover from the consequences of cyber breaches, especially for smaller organisations.
IT policies and procedures, which everyone in the organisation understands, can make you less vulnerable to cyber attacks and help you to comply with Data Protection laws.
Find out more about keeping your business safe
Working in cyber security and resilience is a growing and diverse industry. It isn't always focussed on code-cracking, using computer based skills. Examples of roles in cyber security include: Cyber threat management; Engineering, Architecture and Design; Education Training and Awareness; Lawyers specialising in the advice and prosecution of data security
and Internet crime.
For more information on cyber security careers: Cyber Security Challenge