“The opening of this new centre is a hugely positive development for Northern Ireland. It will bolster the digital resilience and strength of the whole community here,” said Ciaran Martin, CEO of the NCSC who officially opened the Northern Ireland centre. “At the NCSC we look forward to working closely with our Northern Ireland counterparts as we develop ground-breaking new products and services to help all of us meet the fast-evolving cyber threats.”
As part of the launch the NCSC has delivered tailored briefings to which demonstrate the range of support it can offer the public and businesses.
Resources such as theBoard Toolkitand theSmall Business Guide, which supports SMEs to protect themselves from threats, andExercise in a Box, which helps organisations find out how resilient they are to attack, were showcased as useful tools for mitigating basic cyber security attacks.
James is the Editor of Government Transformation magazine, and has been covering digital government and public sector reform for 20 years. He also oversees the development of the UK's biggest network of public sector transformation conferences.