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Updated: Dec 6, 2021
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The Internet. It’s an enormous, amazing platform. As of 2021, statistics show that there are over 4.9 billion active users. We all hold a place here, you are reading this article via the internet right now, and we all acknowledge how wonderful the web is. However, do you really know the ins and outs of the internet? And are you and your business safe?
Since the COVID pandemic hit in 2020, all types of businesses were affected. From huge global names to small scale businesses, the pandemic resulted in a 600% rise of Cybercrimes. This is due to the uncertainty around remote working and how to protect your personal and business accounts.
Here at MCC, we highly value the safety of our customers. We understand that anybody running a business, or even just using the internet for their own leisure, would feel the same way. MCC want to help, which is why we are working with Mitigate to protect your cyber security and avoid your business being hacked.
Who are Mitigate?
Mitigate are experts in cyber security and they can assist in protecting your business and data. The expert team that form the team can scan your system and inform you of any weaknesses in security, then proceed to support you with a new strategy.
Mitigate have various portals that you can use for all the different cyber security requirements, one being Mitilearn. This is an interactive training course made by the company to avoid cyber threats, it’s very user friendly and easy for anyone to understand, as the language used isn’t too technical. Within the training you’re able to pass different modules and earn certificates. Once completed, you will receive Cyber Essentials accreditations which means your company has been externally verified as secure. There are two accreditations you can earn, Cyber Essentials and Cyber Essentials Plus (+).
So, do you think your platform is safe? Would you be safe in the event of a cyber-attack? Any company that holds customers’ data should be 100% secure, as their privacy and trust is being put into your hands. How cyber aware are the people working within your team? According to Cybint, a whopping 95% of cyber security breaches are due to human error, staff not being properly trained to deal with these incidents. If these mistakes are made then a cyber breach is inevitable, which not only leads to lost trust but a large fine. In fact, the maximum fine for a cyber breach is £17.5 million or 4% of the annual global turnover.
How much value do you put into your own data? Think about this question, and then the fact that someone is trusting you and your company to protect their data. It is scary, and very real, but Mitigate can help you!
Get in touch and one of our dedicated support staff can help you integrate better cyber security in your business.