Week 7 – Improving Workplace Cyber Security

  • Incident Response Plan

    Step 1

    Have a look at the National Cyber Security Centre’s excellent Exercise in a Box, an online tool which helps organisations test and practise their response to a cyber-attack. It is completely free and you don’t have to be an expert to use it. Find the Exercise in a Box here.

    Step 2

    You put a lot of work into building your business. How would you feel if it was all lost due to a cyber-attack? By taking the Business In The Community Readiness Test, you can discover simple actions that make all the difference so you can make your business more resilient. Find the Readiness Test here

    Step 3

    Criminals act fast and encourage panic to achieve their objectives. An incident response plan will keep you organised and in control during a pressure situation. Here is a brief summary of what to include in your incident response plan: INCIDENT RESPONSE PLAN LEAFLET

    Step 4

    A useful resource from the National Cyber Security Centre, where you can find certified products & services that will help you protect and guard against cyber attack and reassure your customers that you take cyber security seriously:
    Certified Products and Services: Penetration Testing

    Step 5

    Similar to above, the National Cyber Security Centre features a listing of companies that are certified in Cyber Incident Response:
    Certified Products and Services: Cyber Incident Response

    Step 6

    Check out this blog by PEN Underwriting Cyber protection: Preventing business paralysis

    Step 7

    Check out this blog by the Police Digital Security Centre: Social Engineering