Businesses are increasingly going digital. This also increases the likelihood of cyber incidents.
It's crucial to be aware of your risks related to cybersecurity & data protection – and to take the right steps to reduce them. There are plenty of solutions available, but they don't match the needs of small businesses that often have no IT expertise or resources to invest in costly solutions.
GEIGER, an EU-funded Horizon 2020 innovation project that is now turning into a startup, aims to close this gap. The project developed a "Geiger counter" for cybersecurity, an easy-to-use and affordable cybersecurity solution small businesses. GEIGER also worked on building an ecosystem of competent individuals and organisations that offer help, by developing a standardised learning programme for 'Security Defenders'.
Read more about GEIGER here!
The GEIGER final conference, GEIGER Connect, took place on 20-21 October 2022 in Cluj Napoca, Romania, in conjuction with the Cluj Innovation Days. read more
The GEIGER team was present at GITEX Global, the biggest tech expo in the world, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on 10-14 October 2022. read more
Small businesses are the backbone of the European economy. They are small but, put together, they constitute almost 99% of all businesses. Today, each and every one of them uses digital tools, even if the business itself is not online, which opens the door to cyber attacks. Yet, most of them are not sufficiently protected. read moremore news
Thanks to GEIGER, Loredana knows whether she is exposed to cyber threats. If needed, she receives support from a Cyber Security Defender of her choice, to help secure her business data and ICT infrastructure.
Read more about Loredana and her experience with smishing (SMS phishing) here.