Cybersecurity Awareness Month: keeping your business safe

With more staff going back to working remotely, fraudsters know there's an opportunity to take advantage of less secure home networks. October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, so why not check out the resources available on FundsNetwork's hub to help you and your firm stay safe:

  • Ten steps to protect your business from a cyber-attack
    Easy and effective ways to reduce your firm’s exposure to cyber attacks based on guidance from the National Cyber Security Centre.
     
  • Six ways to spot a phishing attack
    Every day millions of phishing emails are sent out to unsuspecting victims all over the world. Here are some tips on how to detect them.
     
  • Do your passwords pass the password test?
    Passwords are an obvious way to prevent unauthorised access, although they need to be strong, robust and, ideally, unique to be effective. To encourage password best practice within advice firms, FundsNetwork have highlighted some important tips.
     
  • Email hacking: the risk to advice firms
    To highlight how criminals can operate, FundsNetwork have detailed two fictitious case studies that closely resemble actual fraud cases.

    ... and much more to share with your colleagues.

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