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Answer the questions below to find out how these cyber risks could affect your small business.

Do you use a computer or mobile device for business?

Are your business devices password-protected?

Do you store data on your devices that could be used to identify customers or employees (i.e. names, emails, or telephone numbers)?

Does your business have important documents or files stored in the cloud or do your employees keep attachments saved in their emails?

Do you have anti-virus software installed on your business’ computers? Do you update that software regularly?

Do you keep backups of your business’ data?

Do your employees have unrestricted access to your business’ data?

Are you and your employees familiar with the data breach and record-keeping regulations outlined by the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA)?

Does your business have a cyber security policy? And have you spoken to your employees about cyber security in the last 6 months? (yes/no)

Does your business have a plan for preventing and responding to a cyber breach?