Week 2 – Improving Workplace Cyber Security

  • Managing a Breach and Out with the Old, In with the New

    Step 1:

    During an emergency, it’s essential for your comms team to understand the full facts and impacts of the crisis. If they don’t, they’ll be forever playing catch-up with the media and other stakeholders. Read this blog with guidance on Cyber Communications during an Emergency by Yudu

    Step 2: 

    Using technology to deliver business attracts risk. Applying the following principles from the National Cyber Security Centre will help your organisation understand how to approach, assess and manage information and technology risks. Find principles here.

    Step 3: 

    This advice from the National Cyber Security Centre helps small-to-medium sized organisations prepare their response to and plan their recovery from a cyber incident. Read the five simple steps here

    Step 4:

    Businesses are having to adapt to new working practices with many upgrading/replacing their existing assets to enable home working. This leaflet contains some advice to assist with disposing of old equipment appropriately & setting up new equipment securely here

    Step 5:

    This blog by Hannah Khoo, Business Engagement Officer from PDSC contains advice to assist with disposing of old equipment & setting up new equipment securely here

    Step 6:

    Watch this great video by The Metropolitan Police designed to help you and your workforce avoid falling victim to computer software service fraud 

    Step 7:

    An interview with PDSC’s National Cyber Lead, Neil Sinclair on Social Engineering: