openPR Logo
Press release

Cyber Check: Cyber Risk Screening for SMEs

01-17-2019 01:34 PM CET | IT, New Media & Software

Press release from: CRIF Decision Solutions

CRIF Decision Solutions has launched Cyber Check (powered by KYND's cyber risk technology) to provide small and medium size enterprises [SMEs] with an economically viable service to allow them to rapidly identify their cyber risk vulnerabilities.

Available as a one off assessment or regular monitoring, Cyber Check undertakes immediate screening and instantly provides a report detailing the company's cyber risk exposure. The service is quick and easy to use and IT expertise is not necessary. The system is non-invasive, requiring only the company domain name and responses to a short set of questions in order to perform the cyber risk screening. The report, written in simple business language, is delivered in real time using the universal traffic light system, 'red, amber, green', to demonstrate risk severity. Risk exposure and severity is immediately clear and the user can prioritise action to be taken.

Small and medium size businesses in the UK recognise the cyber-crime threat facing their business and want to be proactive in their cyber security. 43% of small and medium enterprises [SMEs] in the UK have experienced a cyber breach according to the Government's 2018 Cyber Security Breaches Survey and 74% of management in SMEs say cyber security is a high priority. CRIF's goal is to help make cyber risk management accessible to SMEs across all sectors and industries, placing screening at the heart of the business to support GDPR compliance and protect both the business and brand reputation.

The scale and sophistication of cyber-crime continues to grow and SMEs are a prime target for the highly organised criminal gangs operating in the field as they are seen to be resource limited and with less technically aware employees than larger enterprises.

Sara Costantini, Director at CRIF Decision Solutions said: "We wanted to give all small and medium businesses the ability to identify and understand their cyber risk. Cyber Check does this by removing the barrier of excessive consultancy costs and the need for specialist expertise. This product simply and cost effectively gives businesses the expert knowledge and alerts to manage their cyber risk."

CRIF Decision Solutions Ltd., a CRIF Group company, provides cyber risk solutions, consumer profiling and information services for the UK insurance industry to optimise data protection security, decision management, and fraud mitigation. CRIF Decision Solutions Ltd has been supporting the UK insurance industry for over 20 years as a provider of the Claims and Underwriting Exchange Register (CUE) and it is the outsourcer appointed by Claims Portal Ltd. to operate the RTA, EL and PL portal.
Included in the prestigious FinTech 100 as a leading global technology solution provider to the financial services industry, CRIF specialises in the development of credit and insurance bureau services, business information systems and cyber solutions supporting clients in over 50 countries.

CRIF Decision Solutions Ltd.
16 High Holborn, London WC1V 6BX
Tel. +44 (0)208 616 7281 - Fax +44 (0)208 616 7499

This release was published on openPR.

Permanent link to this press release:

Copy
Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.

You can edit or delete your press release Cyber Check: Cyber Risk Screening for SMEs here

News-ID: 1507963 • Views: 81

More Releases from CRIF Decision Solutions

Markerstudy implements claims validation at Point of Quote with CRIF
Markerstudy processes many millions of motor insurance quotes per day and was seeking a solution to enable the business to validate risk more accurately and earlier in the process. In order to screen for potential fraud and data manipulation whilst returning quotes at high speed, Markerstudy needed an automated and configurable solution that could both scale and adapt to business need. After a thorough evaluation of the various point of

More Releases for SMEs

An SMEs first steps into Additive Manufacturing
The concept of Additive Manufacturing (otherwise known as 3D printing), whereby components are manufactured in a series of layers, has be around for the best part of 30 years. The technology has matured to deliver final end parts to the wide variety of industries over the last 5 years or so. With large blue chip companies such as Boeing, Rolls Royce and Dyson investing into the technology and with the
How free software can benefit SMEs
Intuitive, easy and quick. MEDUSA4 Personal for small companies is impressive whichever way you look at it Cambridge, UK and Pittsford, NY – 2 November 2016: A modern design, new functions and more possibilities for commercial use make the free CAD software ideal for day-to-day use in construction and planning. Big benefits for small companies Companies producing construction drawings and plans can use MEDUSA4 Personal's complete range of functions free of charge. If
60% of Polish SMEs use IT services
Approx. 60% of small and medium sized enterprises use IT services in Poland. Some 30% of SMEs declare to employ people responsible for IT. The number of portable computers used by SMEs has been growing. On average, there are five such computers per one SME. The proportion of companies which use EU funds to finance ICT development has gone down over the last two years. Use of IT services According to the
IndiaMART.com Triggers Global Growth Prospects for SMEs
- In association with TiE organises SME Conference 2011 on "Going Beyond India — Competing in a Globalized Economy" - Mr. Dinesh Agarwal, Founder & CEO, IndiaMART.com says competitive & resilient SMEs are quintessential for economic growth -Prof. Suresh Tendulkar shares macro perspective on enhancing global competitiveness in SMEs -Hon'ble Secretary Ministry of MSMEs Mr. Uday Kumar Varma says the new decade belongs to SMEs -Packed hall acclaims the Conference New Delhi, 31st January, 2010:
IndiaMART.com Brings Large Scale Exposure to SMEs
-Ties-up with two prestigious trade expositions - IndiaMART Plast Show 2010 & PackPlus 2010 -Aims to mobilise growth possibilities for the SMEs in the plastic machinery and the packaging sectors New Delhi, 27th November, 2010: Triggering future growth prospects for small and medium scale enterprises in the plastic machinery and the packaging sectors, IndiaMART.com, India's largest online B2B marketplace, has decided to partner with two specialised trade events Plast Show 2010 and
WORLD UNION OF SMEs
On 31st March 2009 a group of entrepreneurs from Austria, France, Hungary, Israel, Italy and Malaysia participated in a meeting held in the Republic of San Marino under the auspices of C.E.S.A. Foundation and their President Dr. Gian Franco Terenzi in order to launch the foundation of a new association dedicated to Micro- Small- and Medium Enterprises (SME’s). The Secretary of State for Labour and Co-operation, Mr. Marcucci and the Secretary