NCSC to coach professional sports teams on cybersecurity

There is nice juicy target for criminals so it’s good to see the NCSC taking the lead on protection…:

[…] Sarah Lyons, the NCSC’s deputy director for economy and society, said: “We know that sports clubs and organisations are facing significant challenges managing the impact of the coronavirus pandemic but that doesn’t stop the UK sports industry being a highly attractive target for cybercriminals – and it’s important that organisations are aware of this threat.

“It’s great to see so many sports clubs and organisations coming together like this and showing they take cybersecurity seriously.

“Whether they were able to attend the summit or not I would encourage all organisations in the sector to take the actionable steps set out in our ‘Cyber Threat to the Sports Sector’ report.”

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