Are you protected against Cyber Security and Information Security threats during the holiday season?
The cost and frequency of Cyber Security threats are increasing
For many businesses December is a record month for sales, customer service and unfortunately Cyber Attacks and Information Security breaches. You cannot afford to wait for a detrimental security breach to ensure the Cyber Security and Resilience of your business.
Cyber-attacks increased (from 2012) by 16 percent in the UK, representing a cost increase of £904.
In total, the cost to UK plc of security breaches is of the order of billions of pounds per annum - it’s roughly tripled over the last year according to a report by PWC.
Organisations need a best practice approach to ensure Cyber Security and Resilience.
ISO/IEC 27001 provides a globally recognised best-practice framework for addressing the entire range of cyber risks, and forms the backbone of a strong cyber security risk management strategy.
UK Cyber Security Standards report produced by pwc found that ISO 27001 is the most frequently adopted standard by a significant margin.
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Why the interest in ISO 27001?
The cost and frequency of information security breaches are at an all-time high globally. According to the 2013 Cost of Data breaches survey by the Ponemon Institute:
USA: £3,358,990 /$5,403,644 average cost per year per organisation,
Germany: £2,998,421 / $4,823,583 per year per organisation,
UK: £1,953,772 / $3,143,048 per year per organization.
Cyber Crime is at an all-time high - According to information provided in 2013 by the National Audit Office, the annual cost of cyber-crime to the UK is between £18 billion and £27 billion.
ISO 27001 is becoming a requirement to do business – More and more lucrative business contracts with large organisations, including government agencies, are dependent on ISO27001 certification.