Most hackers are opportunistic, looking for poorly-protected targets. The modern cyber-criminal will send out phishing emails or network scams looking for vulnerable systems and hackers can assess millions of potential targets in one day. Cyber-attacks, malware, viruses and data breaches are a global daily occurrence and are regularly reported in the media. People are often ‘unknowingly’ hacked and attacks often target as many devices, services or users as possible using the ‘openness’ of the Internet.
Priavo Security offer a range of cyber security services to protect asset and avoid losses. In addition to ‘stringent’ internal cyber management and IT security protocols – Priavo are ‘Cyber Essentials’ Certified. This is a government scheme to demonstrate assurance to our clients that internal cyber security controls have been implemented. The scheme provides five security controls that, according to the UK government, could prevent “around 80% of cyber attacks:
1.Choose the most secure settings for your devices and software
2.Use a firewall to secure your Internet connection
3.Control who has access to your data and services
4.Keep your devices and software up to date
5.Protect yourself from viruses and other malware
Contact us for further information on securing your IT infrastructure. Our cyber specialists provide full-spectrum information security expertise and services to leading businesses, high-profile and UHNW private individuals and families.