Over $100 billion is spent every year on cyber security. Yet attackers keep breaking in, stealing data or inflicting ransomware. Why?
Because attackers easily find missing or broken controls and exploit them. As a Small and Medium-Sized Organization (SMO), you are especially vulnerable. You may not know which controls to implement, or how-to, and have limited resources.
“Canadian SMO healthcare provider hit with two ransomware attacks at once by two different attackers who exploited missing controls.”
Average Cost of a Data Breach in Canada
“A quarter of small businesses in Canada say they have already experienced a cyber attack.”
SOURCE: TORONTO STAR
Canadian SMOs Vulnerable to “Spoofing” Cyber Attack
SOURCE: CYBERCATCH SMBVR
Canada's Largest Expo for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses
CAN/CIOSC 104 is Canada’s new national standard for baseline cybersecurity controls for SMOs. It prescribes up to 55 cybersecurity controls to protect against cyber threats.
CIO Strategy Council published CAN/CIOSC 104, Canada’s National Standard for Baseline Cybersecurity Controls for Small and Medium-Sized Organizations (SMOs). CIO Strategy Council is accredited by Standards Council of Canada (SCC) and develops National Standards.
Every small business needs to implement adequate cybersecurity controls to protect themselves. Data theft or a ransomware attack could shut down business operations for weeks or months.