This guide has been developed to help small businesses protect themselves from the most common cyber security incidents. A cyber security incident that impacts a small business can be devastating. Unfortunately, we see the impact of cyber security incidents each and every day, on individuals, large companies and small businesses. Luckily, cyber security doesn’t have to be difficult. There are simple measures that, if understood and implemented, can significantly avoid or reduce the impact of the most common cyber security incidents. We understand that owners and operators of small businesses don’t have much time to spend on understanding the complexities of the internet or establishing complicated responses to potential risks. But we also know that cyber security will underpin Australia’s economic prosperity, and will allow small businesses to grow, innovate, and find new ways of creating value for their customers. Small Business Cyber Security Guide This guide has been developed to help small businesses protect themselves from the most common cyber security incidents.