Advice and Guidance

This section provides advice and guidance on what cybersecurity is, the key cyber threats affecting businesses and society in Northern Ireland and protective measures that can be taken to minimise probability of an attack being successful and how best to prepare for the worst case scenario to be able to recover from a cyber attack.

This section includes:

  • What is cybersecurity? - demystifies what cybersecurity is and how it relates to everyday life and business.
  • Cyber threats -  describes common cyber threats and attacks being faced by businesses and individuals and how they happen.
  • Cyber protections - explains what steps can be taken to manage the risk to individuals and businesses and reduce the potential for a successful attack.
  • Incident response  - highlights how to prepare for and respond to an attack; how best to minimise the impact; and how to restore systems and data.