All the sevens for the NCSC as UK cyber attacks surge

In the last year, the NCSC (National Cyber Security Centre) has responded to 7% more incidents (777) than in the previous year, with ransomware attacks being the most prevalent; “the same number of incidents in the first four months of 2021 that it did in all of 2020, itself triple the number of incidents in 2019”. In the UK, attacks on the under-pressure NHS account for a worrying 20% of the NCSC’s caseload.

Source: Cyber Scoop

Informed Sauce is hosting an event in London on 2 December about protecting businesses from cyber crime, and particularly ransomware attacks. 

Short talks from the Metropolitan Police, a data governance expert from Commvault and sponsor Infinidat’s EMEA Field CTO will be followed by a panel-led, room-wide moderated discussion, with plenty of opportunities for you to contribute your thoughts and ask questions.

Visit the event microsite for more details and to sign up.