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Cyber advice and support

CyberScotland Partnership

The CyberScotland Partnership is a collaboration of key strategic stakeholders, brought together to focus efforts on improving cyber resilience across Scotland in a co-ordinated and coherent way.

It represents a commitment from partners to work together to drive the delivery of activities that will help achieve the outcomes of The Strategic Framework for a Cyber Resilient Scotland.

Partners work collaboratively to:

  • build Scotland-wide cyber resilience
  • increase effectiveness and impact, avoiding duplication of effort
  • improve communication and knowledge-sharing relating to cyber threats
  • provide a single online portal for organisations, businesses and individuals seeking information, guidance and support on cyber resilience issues (cyberscotland.com)
  • promote national events, in particular the annual CyberScotland Week
  • collectively support the cyber security community

CyberScotland Partners include:

  • Education Scotland
  • Highlands and Islands Enterprise
  • Lead Scotland
  • National Cyber Security Centre
  • Police Scotland
  • ScotlandIS
  • Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations
  • Scottish Enterprise
  • Skills Development Scotland
  • The Cyber and Fraud Centre Scotland
  • The Scottish Government
  • UK Cyber Security Council
  • Young Scot
  • Youthlink Scotland

The CyberScotland Portal includes advice and guidance from trusted sources as well as information on how to report a cyber incident.

Other guidance for individuals, charities and small businesses

Guidance for large organisations

The National Cyber Security Centre provides support and incident management response to the most critical organisations in the UK, in both the public and private sectors.

Reporting cyber incidents

Anyone who has been a victim of cyber crime should contact Police Scotland.

Organisations experiencing cyber crime should contact the National Cyber Security Centre.

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