Guide

Cyber security for business

Introduction

Cyber security is a major concern for most modern businesses. If your operations depend on digital processes, data and systems, your business may be vulnerable to cyber security risks, such as online fraud, information theft, and malware or virus attacks.

This guide introduces cyber attacks: types and examples. It describes the different types of business assets at risk from cyber attack and looks at the potential impact of cyber attack on your business.

It also tells you how to manage cyber security risks in your business and put in place a cyber security incident response plan to help you deal with an attack. Finally, it includes information on the government's Cyber Essentials scheme, and explains how this may work for your business.