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Accredited Online Cyber Security training opportunity from Belfast Met


Belfast Met are providing an opportunity for voluntary, community, charities and social enterprises to attend a five day Cisco Cybersecurity Essentials accredited course delivered online.  

Changes to Microsoft software donation programme

Microsoft are ending their donation programme for on-premises licenses on 25 March 2022.  Charities using on-premise Microsoft software should take action before then to maximise donated licenses.

Cyber security month: time to raise awareness

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month and an opportunity for individuals and organisations to improve their cyber security knowledge, understand the online threats they face and the steps that can be taken to reduce risks.

Two free services that will help improve cyber security

Charities are encouraged to take up two free services from the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) to help protect their websites and email servers from cyber attacks.

Information Governance and Cyber Security resources and recording

On 15 October, Get Safe Online Global 24, NICVA hosted an Information Governance and Cyber Security webinar as part of the CFNI Accelerator Programme.

Get Online Week (19 - 25 October 2020)

Taking place from 19-25 October, Get Online Week 2020 is a celebration of digital inclusion that inspires people to do more online and helps them learn how.

Still using Windows 7? Here's what you need to know

Windows 7 is no longer supported by Microsoft, which leaves its use open to cyber security risks. Upgrading is important to do.

Stop the sale of the .org registry! savedotorg.org

NICVA is supporting the savedotorg.org campaign.
Here's why.

Building Cyber Resilience Conference

On 11 September 2019 NICVA hosted a conference with the NCSC, PSNI, Cyphra and the NI Cyber Security Centre to help Voluntary Boards and Senior Leaders to focus on building organisational cyber resilience.

Police Urge Public to be Vigilant of Scammers after more than £40,000 lost to scams this week

Police are urging members of the public to be vigilant after more than £40,000 was fraudulently taken from four people across Northern Ireland in the past week.


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