The National Cyber Security Centre

Helping to make the UK the safest place to live and do business online. Read more about the NCSC.

The National Cyber Security Centre a part of GCHQ

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A report from the NCSC explaining how UK law firms - of all sizes - can protect themselves from common cyber threats.

GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)

The General Data Protection Regulation, and what it means for cyber security.

Blog: With GDPR taking effect on May 25th, Ian M introduces the GDPR Security Outcomes, developed jointly with the ICO.

Find out about the technical security outcomes that are considered to represent appropriate measures under the GDPR.

Short courses designed to introduce 14-17 year olds to the world of cyber security.

CyberFirst summer course dates for 2018 are now live and available to book.

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Press & Media

The NCSC's first legal threat report has been issued to law firms.

Start-ups graduate from the NCSC Cyber Accelerator - an initiative set up to advance next generation cyber security systems.

Ciaran Martin, CEO of the NCSC, discusses how the UK and international partners are pushing back against state and criminal cyber aggression to help make the UK digital homeland significantly safer.

Find out about the NCSC...

The NCSC is making the UK one of the safest places in the world to live and do business online.

Read about the key events that lead to the formation of the National Cyber Security Centre.

Find out who makes up the NCSC leadership team. 

Services and resources

Cyber Aware provides cyber security advice for small businesses and individuals. By using strong passwords made up of three random words and always downloading the latest software updates, you can help protect your devices from cyber criminals.

Protect your business against cyber threats. Cyber Essentials is a government-backed and industry-supported scheme to guide businesses in protecting themselves against cyber threats. Cyber Essentials is for all organisations, of all sizes, and in all sectors - we encourage all to adopt the requirements as appropriate to their business.

Join our community on CiSP. CiSP allows members from across sectors and organisations to exchange cyber threat information in real time, in a secure and dynamic environment, while operating within a framework that protects the confidentiality of shared information.