Cyber Resilience First Steps

Cyber Resilience First Steps

 

Where to start?

 

In response to these challenges of cyber resilience, DCLG working with security colleagues across central and local government prepared a guidance note outlining the risk profile for local government and ways localities could mitigate those threats. The guide outlines the major threats and goes on to describe the areas of risk that Local Authorities should consider before setting some recommended actions including:

A good way of starting to understand the issues around cyber resilience is to look at Cyber Security for Legal and Accountancy Professionals an e-learning module jointly developed by the Government, the Law Society and the Institute of Chartered Accountants. We think it’s a suitable introductory learning for all – to access the course please use RDCCR as the username.

Future Learn, part of the Open University, also offers a free Massive Open Online Course on Cyber Security aimed at protecting everyone (at home as well as at work) protect themselves online.