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Cyber security tips for SMEs

Find out why data protection is your friend if you’re using new IT solutions to seize new opportunities

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Trailblazing SMEs, scouting the tech landscape for new business opportunities, may open themselves up to unforeseen computer security threats. What IT solutions do SME pathfinders need to stay safe, while still benefitting from digital innovation? What should you do if you’re hacked? And how at risk are small and medium businesses from cyberattacks anyway? Listen to the podcast to find out.

In this episode of In good company, you’ll find out:

  • What it’s really like to have your business hacked, and what it can cost you
  • The computer security threats targeting SMEs and how to spot them
  • How to assess your business internet security and protect sensitive data

A flavour of what you'll hear

“Never in my wildest dreams did I think that anyone would want to steal my data, or I would be victim of any kind of hack.”

Nick Coleman

Founder, Snaffling Pig


The company you'll be in

Meet your host: Kate Russell

Kate’s our regular podcast host, star of the BBC’s tech show, Click, and author of ‘Working the Cloud’ with online tips for small businesses.

Kate Russell

Meet the SME: Nick Coleman

Nick is the founder of Snaffling Pig, which sells gourmet pork scratchings. As well as offering an online subscription service, his posh pub snacks are available from John Lewis, Debenhams and more.

Snaffling Pig

Meet the SME: Duncan Smith

MD of Mindlab, Duncan applies neuroscience to market research. As well as being nominated for a business innovation award, Mindlab embraced the cloud to connect its teams worldwide.


Meet the expert: Rob Daniels

Rob manages our security portfolio strategy and propositions. He’s worked in telecoms and cybersecurity for decades and helps SMEs embrace the latest innovations.

Rob Daniels