Ensure you are aware of the latest threats
Being well-versed on current trends puts your business in a stronger position to mitigate against potential risks and so we recommend that you sign-up to the latest NCSC weekly threat reports.
An awareness of the latest threats will enable you to review your Incident Response Plan so it is fit for purpose and evaluate your current security posture, taking action where needed. Any delay in reacting to threats will leave systems vulnerable and it only takes simple preventative measures such as patching, strengthening passwords or implementing 2FA to avoid catastrophic consequences.
Whilst social media channels can be a good source of information in real-time, you should always check the veracity of the original post.
You could also read a great blog by Nick Wilding, General Manager, Cyber Resilience, AXELOS - Beware Coronavirus phishing attacks: Stop, Think and Be Safe
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Below are some useful cyber advice guides and glossaries, feel free to download and share with your staff – please encourage staff to remain alert and ensure they are informed of tell-tale signs of an attack and your business’s reporting procedures.