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

Board toolkit

A range of questions that the NCSC believe will help generate constructive cyber security discussions between board members and their CISOs.

Why cyber literacy in the board room is as important as financial literacy.

Ciaran Martin, CEO of the National Cyber Security Centre, speaking on 12 September at the CBI Cyber Conference

Advice for those affected by the British Airways data breach.

NCSC building with logo

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.

Cyber threat cover

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

Press & Media

Teenagers are gaining a fascinating insight into the world of cyber security as they take part in a GCHQ cyber security summer school in Wales.

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.

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.