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“Nah, Cyber’s not for my business, it’s too small”

I recall a local business meeting. You know the ones. You have 2-minutes to pitch your business to the rest of the room. Afterwards a lady came up to me and said, ‘what you do sounds fascinating, but it doesn’t apply to me’. Having heard this before, I asked her what she did. ‘I’m a …

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Layer 8 Offers FREE Cyber Event to Local Businesses During National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Here at Layer8 we strive to make the cyber security world as safe as possible both within businesses and at home. We do this by engaging employees in a conversation about security that is meaningful and helps facilitate change. On the 6th November – We are offering local businesses the opportunity to attend our live …

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Layer 8 Supporting Local Business with Cyber Crime at NatWest Boost

Layer 8 Supporting Local Business with Cyber Crime at NatWest Boost

Layer 8 were recently invited to attend the #NatWestBoost event in Milton Keynes. The event aims to grow local businesses and connects them with a range of different companies from HR, to protection from fraud. We were thrilled to be asked to run the cyber security stand at the event and with approximately 400 businesses …

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Layer 8 Partner With Imagefix to Keep Bedfordshire SMEs Cybersecure

When we launched our free Layer 8 Toolkit subscription in January this year, our aim was to give small to medium sized businesses a way to start protecting their businesses against cybercrime without lack of budget being a barrier. As companies grow we hope that their cybersecurity budget will grow with them, and we have a …

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Hangin’ With the (Ethical) Hackers at the #NatWestBoost Event, Milton Keynes

Layer 8 were delighted to be asked to lead the #NatWestBoost event for SMEs at the ‘Entrepreneurial Spark Hub’ in Milton Keynes last Tuesday. Our MD, Sarah Janes, led a presentation which explored just how much data we carry around with us on a daily basis, and we asked our partner – Falanx Cyber Defense …

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A Security Culture You Can Depend On – 3 Ways to Engage Employees as Frontline Protectors of Your Business

Mike Carter tells us why engaging every employee in a proactive and collaborative approach to cybersecurity is essential. A recent article from the BBC reports that two-thirds of large businesses have been victims of cybercrime in the past year. That’s according to government research in the Cyber Security Breaches Survey. On one level, this is …

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Four reasons small businesses need to educate their employees about cybersecurity now

Four reasons small businesses need to educate their employees about cybersecurity now

Sarah Janes responds to a feature on The One Show and reflects upon how small businesses should educate employees and protect themselves against fraudsters. Did anyone see this on prime time BBC1 recently? The One Show had an item about cyber fraud in small businesses. Does this mean the topic that we all know the …

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