All modern organisations use information as part of their normal business to deliver services. They also depend upon sharing information with partners and customers. The exchange of information and the delivery of goods and services use the Internet (for example, external data storage provided by Cloud environments) and other forms of data transfer such as USB or other devices. This interconnected world can make doing business more efficient and cheaper. It is vital that the information used to operate the business is protected; in the workplace, on the move and online.
Cyber security is about protecting yourself, your organisation and any employee or customer data when doing business in today’s interconnected world. This means having confidence in the cyber security of your organisation both from a technical (hardware and software) perspective and from an employee safeguarding perspective.
The National Cyber Security Centre has published guidance on how to protect IT systems from the 'WannaCry' ransomware