CUSTOMERS EXPECT TO BE SECURE WHEN THEY INTERACT WITH YOUR BUSINESS ONLINE
Cyber attacks are increasing in frequency, scale and sophistication. Opportunistic criminals are taking advantage of the same technological advancement that firms are using to grow, and have come to pose a real threat to firms of all shapes and sizes.
When a customer interacts with your business, they trust you to protect their data and, in many cases, their money. The cost of failing to do so can be huge – and this is not just financial cost we’re talking about.
It is your responsibility to ensure that your firm has a robust cyber security framework in place. Having this independently verified will only improve your security.
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH GADHIA CONSULTANTS
Huntswood and our partners, Gadhia Consultants, are well-placed to support in your journey to cyber resilience. With decades of combined experience at the frontline of the battle against cyber-enabled crime, we can ensure your business has a fit-for-purpose strategy in place.
We'll help you manage the fallout from cyber incidents and ensure that your business is operationally resilient enough to manage future attacks. We can also provide trained resource at critical times to keep your operation performing and delivering the right customer outcomes.
DEVELOPING AND TESTING YOUR STRATEGY AND FRAMEWORK
Cyber defence must be more than just reacting to events and attacks. Businesses must develop a cyber security strategy, with effective Board and executive oversight, to ensure a unified approach to managing cyber risk. All employees need to be upskilled on the potential ‘red flags’ that could signal a cyber-attack.
We assist in this by:
Providing independent advice
Auditing your cyber security framework
Planning your cyber security response
Verifying your security framework against regulatory requirements
Delivering Board education and reassurance
Why Huntswood and Gadhia Consultants
- Gain assurance on your cyber security strategy and the state of your current defences – or, alternatively, deliver a brand-new strategy built from the strongest of foundations
- Remain confident in your operational continuity with the backing of a large pool of trained, vetted and rapidly deployable resource
- Take advantage of new technologies for commercial benefit, while mitigating the risks that come with implementing them
Helping your firm weather any storm by preparing for the worst and supporting you in your hour of need
Bounce back from even the worst shock - be prepared for any eventuality
Enhance existing controls and functions with specialist resourcing to avoid fines and reputational damage
Risk is always there, how you effectively manage it in your business can be the difference between success and failure.
Gadhia Consultant Stephen Head says the Board needs to lead on cyber security
Gadhia Consultant Mike Peckham suggests staying 'cyber secure' is a matter of understanding the threat landscape
Regulatory Update: FG19 / 05 – Finalised Guidance for insurance product manufacturers and distributors
The FCA has released guidance for firms all along the GI distribution chain, reiterating the importance of governance and oversight
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