Government failings causing problems for online security of businesses

HomeBlogsGovernment failings causing problems for online security of businesses

The online security of SMEs across the European Union (EU) may be put at risk due to the failings of their governments, a new report has suggested.

According to pcadvisor.co.uk, the revelation appeared in a European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) document published in December, which pointed out that different member states have differing levels of “maturity”, in terms of security, which weakens the whole system.

One issue relates to the way information is being shared between countries. The authors said: “When exchanging information on incidents with their peers in other member states, it is still common that partnering teams do not act upon information provided in a timely and professional way.”

The ENISA report noted that Computer Emergency Response Teams (CERT) are organised differently across the region, with some countries having online security centres while other member states such as Italy have no official CERT in operation.

Find out more about how we provide SMEs with greater online security here.

 

Recent posts

How Colt is using an online portal to improve the experience of our Voice resellers

As the world becomes more digital, the importance of online portals has become significant. Voice resellers need control ...
Continue Reading

Essilor

Colt services make it quick and easy to transfer, access and back up critical services and terabytes of data. From ...
Continue Reading

Colt establishes new ultra-low latency connectivity in Thailand providing Market Data and Managed Services at best-in-market latencies

Colt has also added a new PoP in Sydney, expanding the capability of its MarketPrizm Market Data service ...
Continue Reading