Covid-19 Guidance

The North West Cyber Resilience Centre understands the challenges facing businesses as lockdown 3.0 comes into force. 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 business 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.

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Malware & Ransomware Guidance

Here's what's changed in the NCSC's guidance on mitigating malware and ransomware.

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Criminals seek to exploit Coronavirus fears

Experts at the NCSC have revealed phishing attacks exploiting worries over COVID-19.

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Beware of HMRC Phishing Scams

Stay alert, there has been an increase in copycat websites and phishing scams. 


Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some explanations of the more common cyber security terms and questions. 

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Latest information on COVID-19 fraud scams

Criminals are using the Covid-19 pandemic to scam the public – don’t become a victim.

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Join the Cyber Resilience Centre as a Core Member

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

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New Book helps SMEs to Combat Cyber Attacks

This new book has been designed to assist you in taking the necessary steps to protect your business.

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‘Cyber CCTV’ on offer to businesses

The new Police CyberAlarm helps business understand and monitor malicious cyber activity.

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Ransomware Prevention & Recovery

Following this guidance can reduce the likelihood of you becoming a victim of ransomware.

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GM Business Community Membership Launched

GM Chamber of Commerce is offering all businesses free access to it's GM Business Community. 

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Home Working Guidance from the NCSC

Guidance to help organisations manage the cybersecurity challenges of home working.

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Fraud Trends and Covid-19 Scams: January Update

Action Fraud has called for caution as online criminals are trying to con the public with Covid-19 vaccine scams,

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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 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.