October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month
In a world that is more connected and accessible than ever, the declaration of October as national Cyber Security Awareness Month by governments and business leaders in several countries including Canada, the United States, and Australia, is a strong statement that cyber security is an international safety concern.
The campaign aims to bring awareness to the wide scope of concerns; this includes internet security, privacy, mobile safety, distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, botnets, hacking, data breaches, malware, pharming and phishing, etc.
Now is a good time for businesses to review their cyber security practices. It is tempting to think that “it can’t happen to me,” but in the wake of Yahoo’s recent admission that personal data was hacked, it is clear that this can happen to anyone.
Resources to help business owners review their cyber security practices:
- 10 Cyber Tips for Businesses: Canada: National Cyber Security Awareness Month
- Get Cyber Safe: www.getcybersafe.gc.ca
- About Cyber Safe: https://www.getcybersafe.gc.ca/cnt/bt/index-en.aspx
For help reviewing cyber insurance policies, contact our HUB International Cyber Specialist,
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