The new guidance provides advice from security and intelligence experts across government about how to defeat most cyber attacks. A company’s data, its intellectual property, needs to be protected. With basic cyber security systems in place, at least 80% of cyber attacks will bounce off. The guidance is aimed at company boards and their Chairs and Chief Executive Officers to embed the idea that this is a strategic risk that needs to be managed at board level.
For further details of this guide see http://www.bis.gov.uk/policies/business-sectors/cyber-security/downloads