What to do if you are hacked

My business has been hacked, what should I do?

When you realise that your business has been successfully hacked, a lot of questions run through your mind. How were we hacked? Why were we hacked? Did they steal our data? What happens next? Are we going to be in financial or legal trouble?

If you haven’t dealt with the consequences of being hacked before, it can be a confusing and frightening experience.

The outcomes can range from offering compensation to those affected, receiving a regulatory fine, improving your cyber security systems, or none of the above. It all depends on your specific circumstances.

In this blog, we are going to discuss what you should do when you realise that your business has been hacked. If you don’t have a cyber security partner, the following steps are vital to containing the damage and following proper protocol. If you do have a cyber security partner, this will differ, but we will cover that too.