Cyber Resilience

  • Andrew McSherry from Scottish Canals on cyber resilient best practice

    7th November 2017 by

    Tell us a bit about yourself and your role at Scottish Canals. I’ve worked in IT for nearly 25 years  in a variety of leadership roles in a number of sectors ranging from retail and manufacturing to facility management. I was initially brought into Scottish Canals to reviews its ICT provisioning before being appointed Head…

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  • Cyber Comms Toolkit for September – Data Breaches

    30th August 2017 by

    As hackers become more and more sophisticated, the risk of a data breach has become a regular occurrence. Cyber criminals are after your money, your data and your intellectual property.   The National Cyber Security Centre believes the average cost of a data breach for a business is between £600k and £1.5m. One in four…

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  • Cyber Comms Toolkit for August – Online Fraud

    26th July 2017 by

    Summer is here so it’s time to kick back and enjoy ourselves! However, while we relax and maybe spend more time online planning a holiday or festival, there are those who won’t have our best interests at heart. In fact, figures from Action Fraud suggest the average amount lost per person to online fraud during…

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  • Cyber Comms Toolkit General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

    11th July 2017 by

    This toolkit has been developed to support your organisation to raise awareness within your communities/stakeholders of the forthcoming data protection reform. Please feel free to use and adapt these resources through your own communication channels. In order to get your communities interested, engaged, and taking action to make their organisations compliant with GDPR, please consider…

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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 Comms Toolkit for March and April 2017 – Ransomware and Software Updates

    23rd February 2017 by

    This post contains awareness raising materials related to the cyber topics: Ransomware and Software Updates. 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 toolkits to deliver some external comms, if the subject is relevant to them, such…

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