Covid-19 Protect Advice

The East Midlands Cyber Resilience Centre (EMCRC) understands the challenges facing businesses as the COVID-19 pandemic takes effect. During this time, the EMCRC team are on hand to support you. 

Over the last few months, we have seen a rise in online phishing attacks and scams that put you and your business at risk. 

To help you recognise and mitigate potential threats, we have collated the best guidance and advice from the National Cyber Security Centre. 

If you would like to stay up to date against the latest threats, please sign up for our regular e-news. 

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Malware & Ransomware Guidance

Here's what's changed in the NCSC's guidance on mitigating malware and ransomware

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NCSC issues guidance as home working increases in response to COVID-19

Advice to help organisations manage the cyber security challenges of increased home working.

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Cyber experts step in as criminals seek to exploit Coronavirus fears

Experts at the NCSC have revealed phishing attacks exploiting worries over COVID-19.

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Ransomware Prevention & Recovery

Following this advice can reduce the likelihood of you becoming a victim of ransomware. Ransomware makes your data or computers unusable and asks you to make a payment to release it.

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Latest information on COVID-19 fraud scams to make your teams aware of

Criminals are using the Covid-19 pandemic to scam the public – don’t become a victim.

Law enforcement, government and private sectors partners are working together to encourage members of the public to be more vigilant against fraud, particularly about sharing their financial and personal information, as criminals seek to capitalise on the Covid-19 pandemic.

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COVID-19 Information 

The latest Covid-19 Information from the Yorkshire & Humber Regional Organised Crime Unit.