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Hybrid working: skills for digital transformation
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Cyber security

Cyber security is how individuals and organisations reduce the risk of a cyber attack. The main focus is to protect devices and services from theft or damage. Whereas information security aims to protect both digital and physical information, cyber security only focuses on digital protection (National Cyber Security Centre [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] , n.d).

Activity 18 Find out more about information security and cyber security

Timing: Time: as long as you’ve got

These are complex areas to cover, and it is recommended that you do further investigation into your organisation’s approach and policy in these areas. A good place to start is:

Information Security guidance from the Information Commissioner’s Office

What is Cyber Security from the National Cyber Security Centre

Or you might like to study the OpenLearn Course – Introduction to cyber security