The Global Cyber Alliance (GCA) Cybersecurity Toolkit for Small Business addresses the most common cyber risks affecting small businesses who conduct any aspect of their business via email or over the Internet. The structure and content of the toolkit enables small businesses to precisely target and resolve common weaknesses so they can focus more time and resources on their core business objectives. Research has shown that implementing these steps across a business can significantly reduce the cyber risk they face.
It is specifically designed for small businesses with clear, actionable guidance, and relevant tools to help protect them from cyber risks faced on a daily basis.
The toolkit guides the user through six best cyber hygiene practices including
- taking an inventory,
- applying security updates,
- utilizing strong passwords,
- implementing two-factor authentication,
- protecting against phishing and malware,
- backing up data, and
- protecting email and brand reputation