|Descripción de la actividad:
To raise the standard of information security at SMEs and other small size organizations more exposed to security incidents, the Commission provide diagnostic services and tech support to identify vulnerabilities (1,520 sessions), implement open source firewall technologies (657 sessions) and scan computers online (1,492 sessions). During 2008, 105 small and medium size IT service firms received support from the Commission, in areas including vulnerability analysis, risk management and security policy setting. The practical support provided toward more vulnerable organizations with an internet presence was coupled with an active rule making and information effort. In October 2008, the Commission developed its ¡®Guidelines for Safe Operation and Management of Information Systems,¡¯ aimed at providing small and medium size firms with essential knowledge related to system and network security setting, how to response to DDoS attacks and combating spam and virus attacks.