The North West Cyber Resilience Centre understands the challenges facing charities and during this time, we're on hand to support you.

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

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

If you would like to stay up to date against the latest threats, please sign up for our core membership.

Small Charity Guide from the NCSC

How to improve cybersecurity within your charity - quickly, easily and at low cost.

26% of Charities identified Cyber Attacks last year

What can charities and voluntary groups do to improve their cyber resilience?

The NCSC Small Business Guide to Cyber Security

This Small Business Guide sets out five key areas for businesses to help improve their cybersecurity.

New Book helps to Combat Cyber Attacks

This been designed to assist you in taking the necessary steps to protect you against cybercriminals in 2021.

What is cyber-crime? Why do I need to know more?

Learning how to avoid being a victim of crime is an important life skill.

Erasing data from donated devices

How charities can erase personal data from donated laptops, phones and tablets, before passing them on.

How to report a cybercrime

When you suffer a cyber-attack or a related cybersecurity incident, you might need to report it to several sources.

Join the Cyber Resilience Centre as a Core Member

Stay up to date against the latest threats, news & more with our free core membership.

Watchdog warns charities to protect against fraudsters amid pandemic

The Charity Commission is warning trustees and donors to strengthen defences.

What should be on your Cyber Security Checklist?

What should employees, charities and businesses look to work on?

Frequently Asked Questions

We know that language within the cybersecurity sector can often appear confusing and inaccessible. Here are some explanations of the more common terms and questions.

How do I reduce the risk of cyberattacks?

We outline some of the more straight forward ways to manage cyber-risk effectively.

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The contents of this website are provided for general information only and are not intended to replace specific professional advice relevant to your situation. The intention of the North West Cyber Resilience Centre (NWCRC) is to encourage cyber resilience by raising issues and disseminating information on the experiences and initiatives of others.  Articles on the website cannot by their nature be comprehensive and may not reflect the most recent legislation, practice, or application to your circumstances. NWCRC provides affordable services and Trusted Partners if you need specific support. For specific questions please contact us.

NWCRC does not accept any responsibility for any loss which may arise from reliance on information or materials published on this website. NWCRC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites that link to this site or which are linked from it.