IASME has created the Cyber Essentials Knowledge Hub to provide a central, up-to-date source of reliable information. This resource will grow and evolve year on year, with additional content being added to answer questions and help you find the information you need.
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.
Dating apps and websites are a popular way to meet someone new online, however, there are fraudsters out there who take advantage of those looking for love. As Valentine’s Day approaches, this is the ideal time for fraudsters to target those who are on dating apps and websites.
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.
Data Privacy Week is an annual effort to spread awareness about online privacy among individuals and companies
As we navigate the online world, sharing personal information and engaging with various online platforms makes it all more important to understand that privacy is very specific regarding your digital life because it revolves around your right to protect your personal data.
NCSC has launched a new Cyber Incident Exercising scheme, giving organisations access to NCSC assured exercising providers for the first time.
The new CIE Scheme provides organisations with access to NCSC assured CIE service providers able to create bespoke, structured table-top or live-play cyber incident exercises.
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.
Digital skimming is the action of stealing credit card information or payment card data from customers of an online store. The transaction data is intercepted during the online purchase checkout process, without customers noticing anything unusual.
Digital skimming attacks are rising. The attacks can go undetected for a long time. When a breach is eventually discovered, it can bring reputational damage for the online store, because the users will question the safety of the service.
Black Friday and Cyber Monday have quickly escalated to be the peak pre-Christmas sale. While this benefits those shopping for Christmas, it has opened new avenues for cyber criminals to target their victims. As our inboxes are flooded with promotional emails and discount codes, it can become difficult to distinguish genuine emails from scams.
So, whether it’s Black Friday, Cyber Monday or any other day, online shoppers must be vigilant when making purchases. We’ve set out our top tips to help protect you this season from criminals and scams:
Delivered by CyberScotland partner Skills Development Scotland (SDS), the national skills agency, along with a wide range of local and national partners, Scottish Careers Week features events and activities to help people of all ages explore, understand and manage their career choices, and the services and resources available to support them.