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Regional Cyber Briefing 5th June 2017

June 19, 2017
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From botnet to malware: a guide to decoding cybersecurity buzzwords

June 12, 2017

Dr Nicholas Patterson, writing in the Conversation, explains the meaning of some of the key terms within cyber security so we can help protect ourselves against some of the cyber security threats we face. Words like worm, trojan horse and zombie may seem like the stuff of science fiction, but they’re part of the reality…

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SWCSC selected as finalist in 2017 Cyber Security Awards

May 17, 2017

The South West Cyber Security Cluster (SWCSC) are pleased to announce that they have been selected as finalists in the ‘Not for Profit’ category for the 2017 Cyber Security Awards. The Cyber Security Awards were established in 2014, to reward the best individuals, teams and companies within the cyber security industry. Excellence and innovation are…

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Regional Cyber Briefing 17th May 2017

May 17, 2017

Message from SW Cyber Protect Team,Zephyr RCCU, South West Regional Cyber Crime Unit In light of the recent NHS Cyber Attack we have brought the distribution of our Regional Cyber Briefing forward a few days. Included in this weeks edition is the latest update on the WannaCry Ransomware attack from the National Cyber Security Centre.…

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Recent NHS ransomware incident – information and advice

May 14, 2017

In light of the recent ransomware incidents taking place nationally please see attached from the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau and the City of London Police:   Microsoft has released this alert Today many of our customers around the world and the critical systems they depend on were victims of malicious “WannaCrypt” software. Seeing businesses and…

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Regional Cyber Briefing – 8th May 2017

May 9, 2017

   

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Get Safe Online – for business

May 9, 2017

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South West Regional Cyber Crime Briefing 24th April 2017

April 25, 2017

Information from the South West Cyber Crime Unit including events, current threats, advice and news

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Devon and Cornwall Alert

April 15, 2017

Devon and Cornwall Alert- a two way community messaging system. You can register here  

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South West Regional Cyber Briefing 30th January 2017

January 30, 2017

The South West Regional Cyber Crime Unit issues new cyber briefing. The fortnightly cyber briefing has details, at a glance, of events they are speaking at, advice, current threats and news.      

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The Little Book of Cyber Scams – FREE resource from the Metropolitan Police

January 12, 2017

The Metropolitan Police Service FALCON (Fraud and Linked Crime Online) team is pleased to bring you the Little Book of Cyber Scams. This booklet has been specifically designed to offer advice to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) on staying safe in the cyber world. The Little Book of Cyber Scams – Metropolitan Police

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SWCSC media and business leaders event with Alison Hernandez and Devon and Cornwall Police

December 8, 2016

Members from Devon and Cornwall Police, Police and Crime Commissioner Alison Hernandez and the south west’s business community came together at an event at the Exeter Science Park on Tuesday 6th December, as the region takes a major step forward in the fight against cyber-crime. Organised by the South West Cyber Security Cluster (SWCSC) alongside…

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