Cyber security is more important than ever as vast numbers of small and family businesses every year are being compromised and, in some cases, profoundly damaged, by a range of scams and cyber attacks.

The Australian Cyber Security Centre has a dedicated webpage for small and medium businesses with resources to help protect you from cyber security incidents, such as a Small Business Cyber Security GuideHave you been hacked? a tool to help you if you think you’re the victim of a cybercrime, and the Small Business Cloud Security Guides, designed to help businesses secure their systems and data.

Watch the Ombudsman's cyber security message here.

The check list below describes some simple steps that small businesses and family enterprises can take to help avoid or reduce the impact of cyber security incidents. 

cyber security checklist