As UK police forces are revealed to have spent just £1.3 million on cyber-crime training in the last three years, security industry response is damning.
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The Centre for Public Safety has conducted a study into the standard of cyber-security found in police forces around the UK, highlighting areas for improvement.
The UK's new National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) officially opens for business today as a public-facing part of GCHQ that acts as a focal point for the government to deliver authoritative advice on tackling cyber-security issues.
A group of industry experts joined for a panel to discuss enterprise-wide cyber-incident response plans and proactive techniques for a rapid response and three of the four panellists agreed it's all about the people.
Cyber-security training at many UK organisations has failed to keep up with the times.
SMEs are at greater risk from the consequences of cyber-attack, less able to recover, with more mission-critical data on a single machine, so educating themselves about mitigating the risk is essential says Andrew Conway.
Research by ESET claims that UK workers show a lack of cyber-awareness, with many unable to identify common internet security terms which puts them at risk from hackers.