Cyber Security for Beginners

From ease of business transactions to effortless operations, the internet boasts numerous benefits for businesses and individuals. However, at the same time, the internet is a hazardous space riddled with cyber attacks, viruses, trojans, malicious links, malware, and other attacks. Data breaches are becoming increasingly common, with unsuspecting businesses and even governmental organisations being more vulnerable than ever before.

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Nowadays, a simple click in the wrong place can end up costing a business thousands or even millions, making it essential for every company to be aware of cyber threats. It’s crucial to get educated on the subject of cybersecurity, and we’re here to help. Read on to discover the basics from our cybersecurity crash course for beginners.

Detect and avoid malware

If you use the internet regularly, then the chances are that you may have come across the word “malware.” However, malware can mean different things in different cases. Thus, the word malware is used mainly as a broad term to cover any form of malicious software in the digital world. Malware usually appears as ransomware or annoying adware – all aimed at getting unauthorised access to a business’s online information. Cybersecurity seeks to provide awareness about the different kinds of malware and avoid them with anti-malware or malware detection software.

How JVR Consultancy Can Help

Here at JVR, we have a team of experts who can help businesses and individuals ensure they prepare correctly to achieve the necessary cybersecurity accreditations.

Cyber Essentials is backed by the government, which is why it’s essential to contact us as soon as possible for a free analysis on your current systems and a road map on how best for you to progress. As one of few consultancies in the UK to be accredited by the IASME Consortium in partnership with the National Cyber Security Centre, we can assess your application and certify you as Cyber Essentials ready. Plus, we offer vital advice that will boost your chances of succeeding in the first attempt.

For your free Cyber check please get in touch with us today.

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