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.
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.
On 15 October, Get Safe Online Global 24, NICVA hosted an Information Governance and Cyber Security webinar as part of the CFNI Accelerator Programme.
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.
Windows 7 is no longer supported by Microsoft, which leaves its use open to cyber security risks. Upgrading is important to do.
NICVA is supporting the savedotorg.org campaign.
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 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.
As our ability to harness technology and digital services for voluntary and community activity grows so too does the challenge of keeping our organisations safe from cyber fraud and data breaches.
Despite knowing all the perils of spam, phishing and malware-laden emails you will still get one that looks fairly good but you are rightfully suspicious and cautious of the content. What can you do to check for yourself?
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