cyber security

Information Governance and Cyber Security resources and recording

26 Oct 2020Sandra Bailie Training and Skills Development, ICTcyber security, GDPR, Webinar Recordings, Accelerator Programme

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 Safe Online Global 24

9 Oct 2020Sandra Bailie Training and Skills Developmentinformation, Governance, cyber security, Training

Over the last few years, use of the internet has grown exponentially around the world, driven by the need for convenience, speed and choice on the one hand, advancing technology, wider availability and increasing confidence on the other.

Skills Match Cyber Security webinar and resources

24 Sep 2020Sandra Bailie Training and Skills Developmentcyber security, information, GDPR, Webinar Recordings

BITC and NICVA hosted a Back to Basics Cyber Security webinar as part of the Skills Match programme on 23 Sept. Here are some tips from it along with the webinar recording. 

Beware of coronavirus scams

23 Mar 2020Bob Harper Running your Organisation (COVID19)COVID19 (Coronavirus), cyber security, scams, fraud

Cyber criminals and scammers will take advantage of concerns and confusion around coronavirus. Beware of scams.  

Faith-based engagement training sessions - early 2020

23 Jan 2020Lynda Gould Faith based engagementFaith Based Engagement, Training, skills development, trustees, cyber security, Fundraising, Social Media

The Department for Communities currently funds a Faith Based Engagement Strand under the Regional Infrastructure Support Programme (RISP) which provides direct support to faith based organisations through a range of seminars and training sessions.

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

17 Jan 2020Bob Harper ICT, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)Windows, Technology, cyber security

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

New series of cyber security sessions funded by The Halifax Foundation

19 Nov 2019Sandra Bailie Training and Skills Developmentcyber security, Data, Governance, trustees, small organisations, Training, skills

A big thank you to The Halifax Foundation who have funded our new cyber security workshops. NICVA has teamed up with industry experts to provide these tailored cyber security sessions.

Building Cyber Resilience Conference

10 Sep 2019Heather Wilson Communications, ICTcyber security

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

24 May 2019Stephen Gray Communications, ICT, Governance and Charity Advicecyber security, scams

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.

Workshops: Developing cyber resilience in the voluntary and community sector

22 Feb 2019Stephen Gray General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), ICTcyber security

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.