Cyber security

How to strengthen your cyber resilience and manage a cyber attack

Cyber security is one of the major business risks worldwide, with leaders citing cyber attacks and data breaches as the top two risks businesses face (Aon 2021 Global Risk Management Survey).

Many small and medium businesses (SMEs) face an existential threat from a critical cyber security incident and with the accounting profession growing increasingly reliant on online systems, a cyber security threat is not a question of if, but when.

Here you can find the information, tools and resources you need to proactively protect your business and clients, and have a business continuity and recovery plan in place to respond to a cyber attack. We have also developed a cyber security playbook for SMEs that outlines a four-step approach to improve cyber resilience focused on assessing vulnerabilities, creating a defensive plan, sharing your strategy and building resilience.

The cyber security playbook for SMEs

Learn how to improve your cyber resilience using the 4-step process with recommendations, tools and checklists to enhance your cyber security roadmap.

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On-demand workshops

Hear practical advice and tips to help SMEs and practitioners develop a cyber security strategy with adaptable responses, and effectively manage cyber security threats. The sessions includes cyber security experts from Stone & Chalk, Practice Protect, Continuum Cyber, IBM and Dicker Data.

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Report a cyber security incident

Refer to these Government resources if you have encountered or suspect a cyber security incident.

Australian Cyber Security Centre Office of the Australian Information Commissioner New Zealand National Cyber Security Centre CERT NZ

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