Cyber Resilience

  • Cyber News and Threats – 5th May 2017

    7th May 2017 by

    Here are some of the latest updates on cyber threats and news that we’ve picked up in the last couple of weeks, including the NCSC weekly update for 5 May. All updates are open source and links given: Google and Facebook were victims of Business Email Compromise (BEC) or ‘CEO Fraud’ – Google and Facebook have...

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  • Cyber Comms Toolkit for June 2017 – Passwords

    3rd May 2017 by

    This post contains awareness raising materials related to the cyber topics: Passwords. Please feel free to use the material to best meet your community’s needs. How could you use this toolkit? Each month we will ask organisations to use these resources and raise awareness with their external stakeholders – for example a social media post, blog or a...

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  • Cyber Comms Toolkit for May – Denial of Service

    3rd May 2017 by

    This post contains awareness raising materials related to the cyber topics: Distributed Denial of Service Attacks. Please feel free to use the material to best meet your community’s needs. This topic is aimed at the business community. If this isn’t a target audience for your organisation, you may wish to focus on messages about PASSWORDS How could...

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  • Cyber News and Threats – 28th April 2017

    3rd May 2017 by

    Here are some of the latest updates on cyber threats and news that we’ve picked up in the last couple of weeks, including the NCSC weekly update for 28th April. All updates are open source and links given: Increase in Homographic Phishing Attacks – Homographic attacks have been widely known about for many years, and rely...

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  • Cyber News and Threats – 21st April 2017

    21st April 2017 by

    Here are some of the latest updates on cyber threats and news that we’ve picked up in the last couple of weeks, including the NCSC weekly update for 21st April. All updates are open source and links given: Hajime – What is the intent of this IoT Botnet? – In October 2016 the security research group...

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  • Focus on Cyber Security Careers

    18th April 2017 by

    This week is Scotland’s Digital Skills Week, being co-ordinated by Skills Development Scotland. Today, Wednesday, the focus is on cyber security skills and careers. Cyber security careers Cyber security presents great opportunities for someone looking for a highly paid and rewarding career, with a huge diversity of roles available. In its 2014 Annual Security Report,...

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  • Edinburgh University named cyber-security research centre of excellence

    3rd April 2017 by

    Congratulations to Edinburgh University who have been named as Scotland’s first centre of excellence for cyber-security research. The UK Government announced today that it was the latest institution to become an Academic Centre of Excellence, with staff to focus on developing the latest cyber-security techniques. Professor David Aspinall, of the University of Edinburgh’s School of Informatics, said:...

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  • Cyber News and Threats – 31st March 2017

    2nd April 2017 by

    Here are some of the latest updates on cyber threats and news that we’ve picked up in the last couple of weeks, including the NCSC weekly update for 17th Feb. All updates are open source and links given: Criminals target US healthcare sector – The cyber division of the FBI recently issued an alert warning of...

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  • Cyber News and Threats – 24th March 2017

    24th March 2017 by

    Here are some of the latest updates on cyber threats and news that we’ve picked up in the last couple of weeks, including the NCSC weekly update for 17th Feb. All updates are open source and links given: Yahoo breach indictments – The FBI has indicted four individuals for unauthorised access to Yahoo’s networks. According to...

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  • Cyber News and Threats – 20 March 2017

    21st March 2017 by

    Here are some of the latest updates on cyber threats and news that we’ve picked up in the last couple of weeks, including the NCSC weekly update for 17th March. All updates are open source and links given: Ransomware for political ends – Cyber security company PaloAlto networks has recently identified a new type of ransomware,...

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