The current situation in Ukraine is at the centre of our thoughts, and the increasing use of sanctions against Russia is causing concerns amongst data security professionals that they may retaliate with cyber attacks against UK infrastructure and businesses.
You may think that no foreign power would target your particular business, but since the pandemic we are far more integrated digitially with health systems and the NHS would be a likely target. A cyber attack against the health service has the potential to spread to systems within Adult Social Care. It is also very easy to pick up viruses and malware just by visiting websites.
Just think for a moment what this would mean if you lost all the data on your service users, or none of your computers wanted to work!
So, what can you do?
There are several simple steps you can take to help secure your computer systems
Hopefully by carrying out these simple steps it can go some way towards protecting your business against potential attacks