If you’re looking to grow your business by attracting large businesses as customers they will often have certain requirements before they will consider you as a supplier. Increasingly a requirement for information security will be one of these.
Any Government supply chain, such as Sellafield, will now require that you have Cyber Essentials.
Apart from the implications when it comes to attracting large businesses as customers keeping your business safe online is increasingly important, 90% of businesses reported they had suffered an information security breach and these cost money.
The Government has put some free training in place specifically aimed at small & medium sized businesses to help you protect your business.