“Changing default settings, wildly and randomly, would achieve the tick”
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Where can you get cyber security advice that you trust? Are certificates and Standards worthwhile and good value for money? We delve into the world of ‘official’ cyber security advice and give a balanced view on what we recommend.
With thousands of vendors and security consultants all providing solutions and advice, it’s hard to know who to trust. Where can you get good, unbiased security advice?
Official Cyber Security Advice
There are plenty of security certificates and Standards available for compliance, but there is a difference between ticking boxes and implementing real, useful security strategies.
We investigate some of the main options and use our own experience as business founders to give advice on what to pay attention to, and how to use the tools most effectively.
Avoid a pointless, and potentially dangerous, box-ticking exercise. Apply good security principles using the guides available and achieve something better than you’d get simply by following official cyber security advice.
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- Cyber Essentials
- ISO 27001
- Advice for start-ups
- General advice can be too general
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