Cybersecurity and Disaster Recovery

London Business Hub is providing advice and information to help businesses and the self-employed work safely during COVID-19. This week, we provide advice and tips on disaster recovery, as well as an overview of cyber training for small businesses.

Disaster recovery

A disaster recovery plan is a useful tool to help your business get operational again in the event of a cyberattack or other incidents, such as flooding or fire. This blog from the Police Digital Security Centre provides a ten-step template to help you create a disaster recovery plan for your business. 

Cyber basics training

Cyber Basics for Small Businesses is a three-week training series of recorded webinars and resources from the Global Cyber Alliance and the Cyber Readiness Institute. It covers a wide range of topics including: 

  • Understanding cyber risks.
  • Software updates and security.
  • Setting strong passwords and securing your devices.
  • Malware.
  • Phishing scams.
  • Anti-virus software.
  • Backing up your data.
  • Email security.

DMARC Bootcamp 2021

DMARC Bootcamp 2021 from the Global Cyber Alliance is a five-week series of recorded webinars and resources introducing DMARC. 

DMARC, which stands for Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance, is a technical standard that can help protect senders and recipients of emails from spoofing, spam and phishing. 

MPS Cyber Crime Unit 

The Police Digital Security Centre has also put together an overview of the support and training opportunities available from the Metropolitan Police Service Cyber Crime Unit. 

Browse our library of support for more tips and advice to help you work safely during COVID-19. We cover a range of topics to help you identify and prevent common online threats.

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