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Activity to help keep people, businesses and the public sector safe when using digital technology will be stepped up following the global cyber attack.
Protect your home or business from a cyber attack:
"There is a need for everyone to have appropriate and robust measures in place to protect against cyber attacks which could strike any IT system at any time."
Justice Secretary Michael Matheson
The Scottish Parliament has voted by a majority of 69-59 to open formal talks with the UK Government on details of a Section 30 Order that would enable an independence referendum to take place.
"It is now the will of the Scotland’s democratically elected national Parliament that discussions should begin with the UK Government to enable an independence referendum to be held."
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon
Page updated: Thursday, May 18, 2017