Tag Archives: cyber

Cyber Security & Homeworking – 12 Top Tips

The “new normal” has seen many companies re-organise to facilitate homeworking by their employees. This unfortunately has given cyber criminals an opportunity to take advantage of the new situation & we are seeing a dramatic rise in cyber crime as a result. How can businesses protect themselves & their employees from criminals focused on attacking […]

O2 or NO2?

Following last week’s downtime from O2 of 24 hours, which to most of us felt like a lifetime, it has given us a prompt to remind our clients of how important Cyber Insurance can be, in particular for mobile phones. It is scary to think how much we rely on our smart phones for lots […]

With the advent of GDPR should you be considering Cyber Insurance?

The short answer is yes! At ProAktive we consider that every business, irrespective of its size, should consider Cyber Insurance. As organisations have become more reliant on IT we have seen more & more companies buying cyber cover. On 25th May 2018 this became crucial when the General Data Protection Regulations became effective, meaning that […]

How secure is your electronic marketplace?

Your computer system may be secure, but how much do you rely on a Third Party customer or a supplier’s platform for your orders to be placed and then passed to you for processing? Businesses are dealing more and more with e-commerce companies that place orders on behalf of their customers for the purchase of […]

How does Cyber Insurance actually protect your business?

The regulatory and legislative requirements you need to comply with in the aftermath of a data breach can be mind boggling to even the most prepared businesses. Expert advice and guidance is therefore essential when making decisions and implementing plans to mitigate the reputational damage, law suits and regulatory investigations arising from a data breach. […]

Cyber Insurance – what is it?

“We don’t need that. It’ll never happen to us. We’ve got great controls!’’ Many businesses are unaware that they are inadequately insured in respect of a data breach. Cyber insurance can play an essential part in helping a company with the costs that occur when dealing with a data breach. These costs can include: Loss […]