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NEW WEBINAR: How to Respond to Increased Cyber Threats Following the Ukraine Invasion

Following the distressing news of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Lindy Cameron, CEO of the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has advised all UK organisations to bolster their cybersecurity resilience.

This is supported by joint advisory from UK, US, Canadian, New Zealand and Australian Cyber Security Authorities also provided immediate actions to protect all organisation's network.

But how does this translate to small and medium-sized businesses? What are the next steps?

Supported by the West Midlands Cyber Resilience Centre (WMCRC), during the webinar we will uncover:

  • What's happening, why there is a heightened cyber threat, and the relevance to UK businesses

  • Government advice from the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) to business leaders

  • Your business's next steps

  • What Cyber Essentials is and how it can protect your business

  • What to communicate to your employees to protect your business against a cyber threats

  • Access free resources to educate your employees including an email template and informative poster.

NCSC CEO, Lindy Cameron’s direct message to business leaders:

“I’m sure there will be business leaders across the country who think: ‘It’s too complicated.’ Unfortunately, for businesses today, cyber security is essential. Given the potential impact that breaches can have, all business leaders must take this threat seriously – or risk significant business impact.”

We will provide business leaders with the information needed to be prepared, including:

1. The key facts

Understand what’s happening, in a simplified, easy to understand format. You should be fully informed of the situation with an appreciation of the risks to your business and supply chain.

2. Practical advice and next steps

Uncover the practical and feasible steps every business can take to bolster their cyber security.

3. Resources to educate your employees

Most cyber-attacks originate from employees unknowingly downloading a malicious file in an email, or creating a weak password that’s easy for a hacker to guess. Your workforce provides an easy access ‘backdoor’ for hackers to enter your network and access your organisation’s private data.

Post COVID19, as remote working becomes a long-term solution, employees are even more vulnerable to cyber security attacks. We will provide a number of resources to educate your workforce, and shape a ‘cyber resilience culture' in your business.

4. Support offered by the WMCRC

Uncover the support, membership options and services available from the West Midlands Cyber Resilience Centre (WMCRC).


The contents of this website are provided for general information only and are not intended to replace specific professional advice relevant to your situation. The intention of The Cyber Resilience Centre for the West Midlands is to encourage cyber resilience by raising issues and disseminating information on the experiences and initiatives of others.  Articles on the website cannot by their nature be comprehensive and may not reflect most recent legislation, practice, or application to your circumstances. The Cyber Resilience Centre for the West Midlands provides affordable services and Trusted Partners if you need specific support. For specific questions please contact us.


The Cyber Resilience Centre for the West Midlands does not accept any responsibility for any loss which may arise from reliance on information or materials published on this document. The Cyber Resilience Centre for the West Midlands is not responsible for the content of external internet sites that link to this site or which are linked from it.

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