NCSC and ICO clarify roles in assisting cyber breach victims

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) have agreed a new policy on how they will collaborate to support victims of cyber breaches. The new policy clarifies the respective organisations’ roles and what the...

NCSC publishes report on the cyber threat to UK legal sector

A new report from the NCSC explaining how UK law firms – of all sizes – can protect themselves from common cyber threats. This report aims to encourage industry-wide adoption of cyber security best practice in order to raise the cyber maturity and...

NCSC launches new Cyber Essentials website

The NCSC has today launched its new Cyber Essentials website. “We’ve responded by creating a single site for Cyber Essentials, pulling together information from various government websites. We’ve tried to simplify some of the messages for those who are just...

NCSC publishes new cyber security guidance for small businesses

The NCSC has today published new cyber security guidance for small businesses. The guidance recommends implementing “five quick and easy steps” to improve cyber security. It also recommends Cyber Essentials as the next step to improve your cyber security...

FCA cyber security guide recommends Cyber Essentials

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today published new guidance which identifies certification to the Government-backed Cyber Essentials scheme as a way to improve the security of firms. A summary of the guidance can be found here. The full details can be found...