Businesses unprepared around cyber security


Canon Business Readiness Index on Information Security reveals businesses are unprepared when it comes to their cyber security. The level of concern of many businesses is too low given the threat landscape, particularly for small businesses, and many do not have adequate protection measures in place. With new the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) coming in to effect this week, many businesses are still unaware and unprepared for the changes.

The inaugural Canon Business Readiness Index on Information Security finds businesses are unprepared when it comes to their cyber security.

The comprehensive study, conducted by GfK Australia in January 2018, examines the digital readiness of Australian businesses, and reveals some worrying trends.

The level of concern of many businesses is too low given the threat landscape, particularly for small businesses, and many do not have adequate protection measures in place. With new the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) coming in to effect this week, a large number of businesses are still unaware and unprepared for the changes.

Here are just a few of the key findings but to read the full report, click here.

Businesses unprepared around cyber security
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