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Do your clients have a cyber security plan?

Interest in cyber security is at an all-time high, especially with many big names like Target, Macy's and Best Buy recently facing cyber-attacks. Yet, studies show that over 80% of small to mid-size businesses do not have a formal cyber security plan in place.

This Small Biz Cyber Planner, developed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), can help your clients develop a customized cyber security guide that fits their business needs. This easy-to-use online tool provides valuable information, organized by topic to help your clients protect themselves from cyber risks related, but not limited to:

  • Privacy and data security
  • Network security
  • Mobile devices
  • Incident response and reporting

Educating clients about the potential harm cyber threats present is a key to protecting their business. No matter the size, all businesses should have a cyber security plan and cyber insurance in place to help mitigate losses related to a cyberattack. Learn more about our specialized cyber insurance solutions.

Sharing the Small Biz Cyber Planner as a sales and service tool

  1. Post to social media on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. Don't forget to post in relevant LinkedIn groups to help boost your visibility.
  2. Publish on your website as a value-added resource to help with your clients' risk management.
  3. Push in a newsletter on cyber risk topics.
  4. Promote the tool in conversations and communications with clients and prospects – they'll see it as value-added service.