Cyber security for charities part 4: What does a good incident response plan look like?

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Michala Liavaag, founder and managing director, Cybility Consulting, takes us through what a good cyber attack incident response plan should look like.

According to a recent Third Sector and NCSC survey, nearly a third of charities (30%) don’t have a process in place to respond to a cyber attack. And 39% of charity board members have not recently discussed the potential impact of a cyber attack within their organisation.

In this video, the final part in our four-part series produced by Third Sector Insight in partnership with the NCSC, Michala Liavaag, founder and managing director of Cybility Consulting, shares her insights and top tips, including:

  • What does a good incident response plan look like?

  • Will you have to suspend operations after a cyber attack?

  • What steps should board members take after an attack?

  • How often should charities review their incident response plan?

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Cyber security for charities: Insights and guidance

Not everyone is working for the greater good: cyber criminals are targeting charities. We're seen as data-heavy and vulnerable. That's why Third Sector, in partnership with the National Cyber Security Centre, has collated advice, insight and guidance to help you take simple steps to staying more secure, so you can better and more easily understand the risks and prepare appropriately. 

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