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SWCSC at South West Business Expo: 15th March 2018 – 26/02/2018

February 26, 2018

The South West Cyber Security Cluster (SWCSC) will be supporting Devon and Cornwall Police at the South West Business Expo at Westpoint Arena, Exeter on the 15th March 2018. The South West Business Expo   is the South West’s largest 1 day Business Show attracting over 3,000 visitors. You can claim you free ticket here…

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Cyber security – Small business guide

October 26, 2017

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has published a guide which collects their recently published guidance for small businesses into one document – Cyber Security:Small Business Guide  “How to improve cyber security within your organisation – quickly, easily and at low cost” and is introduced by Ciaran Martin the CEO of NCSC as follows: If…

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Password Security – Advice from National Cyber Security Centre

September 8, 2017

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Regional cyber briefing – 17th July 2017

July 17, 2017

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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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Crowded Places Guidance

June 8, 2017

The National Counter Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO) has issued Guidance on increasing the protection of crowded places from a terrorist attack. Included in the guidance on page 135 is information about Cyber security including the following: Cyber Attacks Malicious Software and preventative measures Phishing and Spear phishing advice Passwords IT security and online communications Malicious Modification…

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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

[pdf-embedder url=”https://southwestcsc.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Regional-Cyber-Briefing-17th-May.pdf2_.pdf” title=”Regional Cyber Briefing 17th May.pdf2″] 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…

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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: [pdf-embedder url=”https://southwestcsc.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Ransomware-Incident.pdf” title=”Ransomware Incident”]   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”…

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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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