With CyberScotland Week around the corner, a social media campaign has launched to bring attention to the common pitfalls of cyber safety. With only 26% of adults following advice to use three random words in their passwords, the campaign, created by the CyberScotland Partnership, aims to raise awareness of common mistakes people make in relation to their passwords, backing up data and using a password manager.
To kick off CyberScotland Week 2024 CyberScotland’s DIGI Ken? campaign has returned showcasing three new videos focused on password safety and securing data.
The new DIGI Ken? videos are based on the NCSC’s Cyber Aware guidance related to backing up your data, saving passwords in your browser or using a password manager and the importance of using a strong and separate password for your email.
Tuesday 6th February marks Safer Internet Day 2024. Coordinated by the UK Safer Internet Centre in the UK, organisations get involved in the day to promote the safe and responsible use of digital technologies for children and young people.
Although the efforts of the day are targeted at children and young people, the event calls for everyone to join in as we all play a pivotal role in creating a safe online environment.
Cyber and Fraud Centre – Scotland has launched a new guide to empower Scotland’s older residents to be more vigilant against a new wave of scams targeting the age group.
National Computer Security Day happens on the 30th of November each year, a day dedicated to bringing awareness around keeping your online data secure and safe.
The National Cyber Security Center has recently launched the latest phase of the Cyber Aware campaign, aiming to increase cyber resilience UK-wide by promoting the uptake of two key protective behaviours around the online festive shopping period.
Charities can receive discounted cyber essentials certification during IASME’S Charity Cyber Essentials Awareness Fortnight (6th – 17th November 2023.)
The Scottish Government and Education Scotland officially launched ‘The Bongles and the Crafty Crows’ at the cyberQuarter in Dundee on Monday 30th October, with the Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills, Jenny Gilruth MSP present at the launch.
The unique and first-of-its-kind illustrated learning resource for children aged 4-7, demonstrates the importance of passcodes and passwords to help teach youngsters about cyber security.
During Cyber Security Awareness Month, CyberScotland’s DIGI Ken adverts offer a valuable resource that aims to promote awareness of steps that users can take to ensure that they stay secure online.
“How can technology help Scotland’s public sector protect against ransomware and other forms of cyber-crime, and should they occur mitigate and recover from their effects, including data loss?”
New NCSC report outlines the growing threat to the legal sector, with recommendations to improve cyber resilience.
A new threat report published today reveals why the legal sector is particularly vulnerable to cyber attacks, the methods used by online criminals, and how organisations working in the sector can best defend themselves.
The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) is the UK’s technical authority on cyber security. It has recently launched the latest phase of the Cyber Aware campaign, aiming to help sole traders, micro businesses and small organisations stay safe online.
The CyberScotland Partnership is supporting the NCSC in urging small business owners to take two free and simple steps to help protect themselves from a variety of cyber threats