We’ve partnered with ECSC to provide you with additional guidance and support in all things cyber security. ECSC, founded and established in 2000, is the UK’s longest running full-service cyber security service provider, offering a range of expert security services including penetration testing and emergency incident response.
ECSC has a range of resources which you can use to build your cyber security knowledge and gain an understanding of your cyber security responsibilities. Visit the ECSC’s Resource Hub for more information.
Common mistakes that organisations make:
- Believing that hackers will target larger organisations
- Assuming their IT provider or cloud service is providing cyber security
- Not calling incident response specialists quickly enough
Sensible First Steps:
Watch ECSC’s webinar ‘Buyers Guide to SME Cyber Security’ to find out what basic steps you should have in place to protect your data, including:
- Standards & Certifications
- ICO Expectations
- Back Ups
Expanding Your Knowledge:
ECSC have a number of different tools that you can access to increase your Cyber Security knowledge & understanding:
Cyber Shorts Podcast – a conversational podcast with two experts discussing various cyber security topics
Webinars – new topics every quarter based on industry trends and insights and are free to attend
Cyber Healthcheck – do you know how resilient you are? Take the cyber healthcheck to find out
Expert Briefings – informing you of changes to any standards or certifications as well industry news from cyber security experts
NCSC – support the most critical organisations in the UK, the wider public sector, industry, SMEs as well as the general public.
ICO – the UK’s independent body set up to uphold information & data rights