IT Security Training for Buckinghamshire Businesses
The county of Buckinghamshire is home to every shape and size of business, from start-ups to retail giants. The business hub is Milton Keynes where more and more small to medium size companies are beginning to prioritise spending on internet security training for their staff. A survey carried out by YouGov on behalf of Zurich Insurance in 2017, showed that 875,000 SMEs across the UK have suffered some kind of cyber attack in the last 12 months. One in ten of those companies reported that it had cost them more than £50,000 to recover.
Why IT Security Training for Buckinghamshire Businesses Matters
Clients in Buckinghamshire are telling us that there is an increased concern from the public around cyber security for Buckinghamshire businesses. It is now far more likely that a potential customer will ask about the cyber security measures a business has in place, and with the introduction of the GDPR in May 2018 the trend is set to grow. Security professionals are telling us that concerns around cyber security being a ‘blocker’ to business are fast being replaced with an awareness that it could, in fact, be a business enabler. Companies that are able to demonstrate their ‘Cyber Essentials’ credentials, and create added value by providing regular internet safety training for their staff, are now more likely to attract customers looking for a market differentiator.
Layer 8 Provides Effective IT Security Training for Buckinghamshire
The Layer 8 Security Toolkit for Buckinghamshire businesses provides everything a company needs to grow their employees’ knowledge and engagement around cyber security:
- Daily security tips, news and advice
- Easy to read articles about key trends in cyber security
- Scenario-based compliance test
- Experiential cyber security mini-dramas about the daily dilemmas we encounter.
The Layer 8 Security Toolkit for Buckinghamshire businesses offers ongoing training which is available every single day. Whatever the size of your business, data breaches are costly and disruptive. You can’t eradicate the possibility of being one of the 875,000 businesses that will be hit in 2018, but you can minimise it, starting today.