New Resource to Counter Surge in Pandemic Hack Attacks: UK cyber defense center offers tips for …

A lot of this advice has been published before but it could be useful to link to it again so here it is…:

[…] The U.K. National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has released a guide designed specifically for small companies, including banks, to strengthen digital entry points quickly and cost-effectively.

To view the full “Response & Recovery” Small Business Guide, and other resources to gird systems and hardware, click here.

Interestingly, there are also some parallels between preparing, responding and recovering from a cyberattack in the digital world to the efforts authorities are using now to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic.

These would include preparing for specific worst-case scenarios, ensuring adequate recovery and backups are available and restricting access for users that could be infected or hackers trying to deliver their viral payload.


Original article here