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On September 24, FHNW - Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz participated in the 5th NIS Summer School, organized by ENISA and FORTH, hosted in Heraklion, Crete, Greece. read more
On September 14, the first SMESEC Workshop, organized by FORTH, hosted in Heraklion, Crete, Greece. read more
On August 30, FHNW - Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz participated in the Swiss SME Association, SKV, hosted in Winterthur, Switzerland. read moremore news
of all cyber attacks or breaches in 2016 were aimed at SMEs
of SMEs have no systematic approach for ensuring Cybersecurity
of SMEs who were victims of cyber attacks did not recover and shut down within 6 months
Sources: Symantec Internet Security Threat Report & US Securities and Exchange Commission
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) are the new big target for cyber attacks. SMEs see themselves confronted with a large variety of cyber threats.
* according to survey conducted by SMESEC among SMEs
Learn more about all current threats and how to mitigate them, as well as the general importance of Cybersecurity for SMEs.
SMESEC is a lightweight Cybersecurity framework for protecting small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) against Cyber threats. As an SME, you find vulnerabilities and address them with simple tutorials, tools, and lessons-learned – all by yourself.
Step-by-step guidance for meeting customer requirements and standards
Cost-effective tutorials and tools suitable for a busy environment
Practices adapted to your company instead of complicated formal policies and procedures
The SMESEC consortium understands the SMEs environment, which may be busy, hectic, and diverse. SMESEC will offer a framework that is based on up-to-date information about Cybersecurity facts and events and makes Cybersecurity available to all employees. The SMESEC framework will allow an SME to build Cybersecurity itself, require just little investment, and avoid complicated formal policy and procedures. The use of the SMESEC framework will make Cybersecurity accessible for SME and help to prevent and mitigate cyber risks of a large part of the European economy.
Take the SME Cybersecurity Watch survey