Protect Your Business Against Cyber Crime
24 January 2014
The Government has launched its new ‘Cyber Streetwise’ campaign.
Increasing numbers of people are accessing the internet on portable devices, such as laptops, tablets and smartphones, but recent research suggests that more than half are failing to ensure that they are adequately protected when online.
According to a recent study, only 44% of individuals download internet security software onto new equipment, while only 37% download updates for PCs when they are prompted. In addition, less than a third use complex passwords to protect their online accounts, and 57% fail to check whether websites are secure before making an online purchase.
The campaign aims to provide SMEs and individuals with a range of online safety advice, and includes the launch of a new website together with online videos.
The Cyber Streetwise website can be accessed here: https://www.cyberstreetwise.com/#!/street