|Our defence in the Cyber (not so Cold) War|
|On 14 February 2017, the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) was officially opened by Her Majesty The Queen. A new NCSC report is intended as a snapshot in time that dives into the past, present & future of cyber security in the UK rather than a comprehensive testimony of the work that they will do.|
National Cyber Security Centre: The launch of the NCSC – NCSC: Director GCHQ welcomes HM the Queen at the official opening of the NCSC
NCSC: Britain to enter 'new era of online opportunity'
NCSC: Ciaran Martin outlines how the NCSC aims to reduce the cyber threat
HMT: Chancellor's speech at the NCSC opening
Office of the Secretary of State for Wales: UK’s national cyber security centre to help improve skills in Wales
FCO: "Not intent simply with killing innocents, terrorists seek to destabilise, demoralise, and disrupt our way of life"
BCS warns SMEs to protect themselves as cyber-attacks rise
HP Enterprise White paper – The Business of Hacking
QUALYS - One-Click Website Vulnerability Healthcheck: How Safe & Secure is Your Website?
Not an obvious target, but data could provide access to more important systems
And the results cannot come a moment too soon
One hopes the training will include how to stay ‘cyber-secure’
ICT security costs money, but lack of it costs even more
Less physical violence but emotionally the damage is just as great and can ‘ruin’ retirement plans, etc.
AXELOS - My passwords are as old as I am (almost): a brief reflection on a LinkedIn hack
Unisys: Government Data is Under Siege: Latest Industry Insight on Challenges Facing Public Sector
Constant threat is the new norm for digital organisations; even charities!
Some terrorists don’t need guns & bombs
Not all terrorist threats involve violence
Global trade requires global standards of security
Should the cost of National Cyber Defence be classified as part of the Armed Services?