This page is dedicated to cyber resilience and includes regularly updated cyber news and resources which will be useful to adult learning practitioners.
Learning Link Scotland is an active member of the Scottish Government’s third sector cyber catalyst network. In this role we are ambassadors for cyber education and support the Scottish Government in its delivery of its action plans which you can read here: https://www.gov.scot/publications/third-sector-action-plan-cyber-resilience-2018-20/.
There are three networks – a private, public and third sector one. Here are all the third sector cyber catalyst organisations:
Launch of the Strategic Framework for a Cyber Resilient Scotland
On 22nd February 20221, the Deputy First Minister launched The Strategic Framework for a Cyber Resilient Scotland, setting out a vision of a Scotland that thrives by being a digitally secure and resilient nation. You can read the strategy here
The Framework has four outcomes:
1. People recognise the cyber risks and are well-prepared to manage them
2. Businesses and organisations recognise the cyber risks and are well-prepared to manage them
3. Digital public services are secure and cyber resilient
4. National cyber incident response arrangements are effective.
The Framework will be delivered collaboratively and using a whole-of-government approach, strengthening the place of cyber resilience across multiple policy areas. Four action plans, relating to the public, private and third sectors, and to learning and skills, will drive activity during 2021-23.
The Framework will link to our work on digital more widely, including the forthcoming Digital Strategy, and our ambitions for growing the digital economy. It aligns with the UK strategy, and we will continue to work with the UK Government and the National Cyber Security Centre, to deliver a cyber resilient Scotland.
Cyber Resilience – February Bulletin
The February edition of the Cyber Resilience Bulletin has landed. Features interesting stuff, such as ransomware and romance fraud! Please share far and wide amongst your own contacts and networks.
On this page we will share resources around cyber resilience which will be helpful to everyone working in the third sector. If you have any cyber resilience resources you would like to share with other adult learning practitioners send them in to us and we can place them here.
This Video Conferencing App Infographic gives a useful overview of current video conferencing Apps, and reviews the privacy and security measures of each.
Zoom etiquette and security advice from the Scottish Business Resilience Centre, along with a host of other cyber security resources.
Great resource pack from SCVO on remote working and many other digital information
Video conferencing resources and how to use them safely
Working online with people with mental health issues.
Learn how to use the internet safely – Lead Scotland Easy Read Booklet
Lead Scotland have produced an Easy Read booklet to help people stay safe online. The booklet gives information about creating and remembering strong passwords, identifying email and website scams and what to do in the event of a cyber attack. Find out more and download a copy of the booklet here: https://www.lead.org.uk/online-safety-booklet-easy-read/
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