Cyberspace has become all pervasive. Every facet of a modern life has elements of cyberspace embedded in it. Therefore securing the cyberspace has become a necessity, which can no more be wished away. This space collate the news and views affecting the security of our cyberspace.
Research by Hiscox reveals that one in ten small businesses in the UK have experienced a data hack.
The study also revealed that 90% of small businesses don't have a cyber crime insurance policy. While four in ten SME's are worried about their computer systems being hacked only one in four are confident about their security measures against attacks.
Cyber crime is costing the UK economy around £11bn a year and while the media is reporting a growing number of high profile data breaches, some small businesses may also be a popular target for hackers because the systems are usually easier to get into and the breach may not be found out for a good few weeks..............