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Cyber4Z started in 2015 with two specialists experienced in the cybersecurity domain. We now have a team with various capabilities in the field of strategic and tactical design of cyber security, IT, Privacy and Blockchain technology.

In addition, we are involved in technical and tactical implementations of complex security challenges that focus on the acceptance of new technologies in a pragmatic way. With our expertise and experience, we can guarantee the business objectives of our clients. These are widely determined by laws and regulations, customer requirements and rules of compliance.

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Our team consists of certified professionals. Quality is our top priority. The technical and tactical implementations we deliver from the strategic design can be externally certified against the ISO9001, ISO27001, NEN7510 or other standards. Therewith we can have our quality tested externally as well. In addition, we provide operational knowledge when it comes to technical security assessments such as penetration tests, project management, SOC / SIEM propositions with connecting services such as log management, vulnerability and compliance management, patch management, training in the field of privacy, security and blockchain technology.

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Cybersecurity Awareness survey 2018: Small companies most often faced with phishing and acquisition fraud

In 2018, more than half (52%) of small businesses have tried to get money or data from small businesses. This is evident from the Cyber Security awareness survey of Alert Online among SMEs that is available today. Phishing and acquisition fraud are the most common methods here. And although the threat to small businesses is increasing, they are increasingly less concerned about their digital security. That is why Minister Grapperhaus, at the start of the Week of Security, calls on small companies to better arm themselves against internet crime.

In 2017, 65% of small businesses with one to nine employees still have little concerns about digital security in the business. In 2018 this percentage has risen to 75%. The carefree of small businesses about their digital security is unjustified. That is why Minister Grapperhaus of Justice and Security at the start of the Week of Security urges small companies to better protect themselves against internet crime. "More and more small businesses are also working digitally: orders and payments are made online, business processes are controlled by computers, offering opportunities to do the job easier and faster, but also making a company vulnerable." Only one employee needs a traffic link. and the company is at a standstill, with major financial damage and a dent in reputation, which is why I am still earning 1.2 million euros this year for training and information for SMEs. what risks there are as soon as they know what measures they can take themselves. "

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Phishing and acquisition fraud are the most common forms of internet crime in business. Small companies in particular are vulnerable to this. Over a third (37%) of the small businesses were struggling with phishing emails, in which the recipient was tempted to click on a link or attachment. 1 in 5 actually did. A quarter (23%) had to deal with acquisition fraud, also known as ghost invoices for services or products that were not delivered. It is striking that 56% of small businesses that are confronted with cybercrime do not take extra security measures, such as virus software or install or update firewall, make passwords more complex, back up or report the incident.

"The digital resilience of SMEs is not right. One in five SMEs has already become the victim of internet crime, "says Rutger Leukfeldt, lecturer in cybersecurity in SMEs at De Haagse Hogeschool and senior researcher cybercrime at the NSCR. "We see that smaller companies in particular take technical and organizational measures less often. This not only increases the chances of becoming a victim, but the impact is also great if things go wrong."

Other interesting facts from the Alert Online survey 2018
  • Employees in small-and medium-sized enterprises are least concerned about a possible cyber-attack at work. 44% is never concerned about this. This applies to 33% of the employees of larger SME companies.
  • 53% of working Dutch people indicate that their employers automatically back up all files to fall back on if necessary.
  • 44% of working Dutch people send work files from his business mailbox to his private mail address.

Source: Alert Online