Cyber security needn’t be a daunting challenge for small business owners.

If you’re a small or medium-sized enterprise (SME) then there’s around a 1 in 2 chance that you’ll experience a cyber security breach. For micro / small businesses, that could result in costs of around £1,400.

Following the five quick and easy steps outlined in the guide could save time, money and even your business’ reputation. Implementing these steps will protect your business against the vast majority of cyber threats.

This guide can’t guarantee protection from all types of cyber attack, but the steps outlined here can significantly reduce the chances of your business becoming a victim of cyber crime.

For more information visit the Small Business Guide for Cyber Security.


These short videos introduce the five quick and easy steps outlined in the guidance for small businesses.

Backing up your data (Small Business Guide)

Protecting your organisation from malware (Small Business Guide)

Keeping your devices safe (Small Business Guide)

Using passwords to protect your data (Small Business Guide)

Avoiding phishing attacks (Small Business Guide) 


Been a victim of cyber crime? Report it to Action Fraud HERE.