Recent cybersecurity trends have shown that no company is safe from the threat of a data breach. It is now a matter of “when”, not “if”, a breach will occur. Companies and their employees can take preventive measures such as establishing network monitoring, developing a robust data security programme, implementing a incident response plan, and taking out cyber insurance. In the event that those defences are breached, steps can be taken to quickly assess the situation and report the incident to your CEO. The first step should always be to address the basic questions of who, what, where, when, why and how.

Click here to read more about the ways that a company can prevent, respond to, and contain data breaches in our recent Computer Weekly article.