The Scottish Business Resilience Centre (SBRC) has released the 5th Edition of The Little Book of Big Scams, a guide that helps business owners protect themselves from fraudsters. This edition includes new and updated information on the latest scams that are targeting businesses. Business owners need to be aware of these scams and know how to protect themselves from becoming victims. This article will discuss some of the key points from The Little Book of Big Scams and provide tips on staying safe online.
One of the most important things that businesses can do to protect themselves from scams is to have a good cyber security strategy in place. This should include using strong passwords, keeping software up-to-date, and planning what to do if you are hacked.
Another way to protect your business from scams is to educate your employees about the latest threats. This can be done by holding regular training sessions or sending out information in company newsletters. By educating your employees, you can help them to identify scams and know what to do if they receive suspicious emails or calls.
Finally, it is important to report any suspicious activity to the authorities. This will help them to investigate the matter and take action against the people responsible. You can find contact details for the relevant authorities in The Little Book of Big Scams.
By following these tips, you can help to protect your business from scams. For more information on this topic, please read The Little Book of Big Scams.