National Cybersecurity Awareness Month – a round-up


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Through October our Cyber Team marked National Cybersecurity Awareness Month with the launch of a series of reports, articles and podcasts highlighting best practice on how to enhance cyber resilience. We sought to highlight the issues that organisations should be aware of and published two white papers on salient issues for both the public sector and businesses.

To round-up this month of activity we have provided a list of resources below: 

White Papers

In our first whitepaper (co-authored with Cyber Risk Score) we take a detailed look at building and enhancing cyber resilience in supply chains.

In our second whitepaper, we delve into the increased threat of cybersecurity attacks and the nature of cybercrimes that public sector organisations and local government face. 

Articles and insights

What should you do to prepare for a ransomware attack? Read our article below to understand the legal framework and what you should do if faced with a ransomware attack. 

We also took a close look at how targeted regulation through the enactment of the Digital Operational Resilience Act in the European Union aid and/or otherwise will impact the UK cyber sector. Please click the link below for our article.

The cyber-attack that occurred in 2014 on Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide Inc's (Starwood) reservation database (prior to Marriott's acquisition of Starwood) highlighted:

  1. the importance of carrying out thorough cyber due diligence when acquiring a business; and
  2. continued monitoring to ensure compliance post acquisition.

We discuss this in the article below.

Podcasts 

Continuing our conversation of the key cyber security issues facing organisations for National Cyber Security Awareness Month, Partner Charlotte Clayson and Senior Associate Liz Mulley provide top tips on how to prepare for a potential attack.

Matt Whelan speaks to William Taaffe, COO at Lockdown Cyber Security where they discuss the reasons why secure communication is essential for businesses.

Gemma Fairbrother and Louis Sebastian discuss the critical need for public sector organisations to have stringent cyber security measures in place to best protect themselves against potential cyber-attacks.

Trowers' cyber experts Helen Briant, Charlotte Clayson and Amardeep Gill along with the rest of our team provide expertise on what is a real risk to any business regardless of sector or size. If you have any concerns about your cybersecurity protection or need help with understanding your cyber risks, please talk to any one of us.  

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Data protection webinar series: Getting to Grips with Data

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Data protection webinar series: Spotlight on Data and Communication

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Private healthcare providers' data sharing obligations.

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Data Privacy Webinar series: Spotlight on DSARS and data subject rights

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Thinking Business - Issue 12

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Data Privacy Webinar series: Spotlight on regulatory and enforcement updates – where do your risks lie?

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