By now, you will have seen reports of the wide-reaching cyber-attack that has affected 200,000 computers across 150 countries, including several NHS trusts. The attack was held up, but the threat has not gone away, with cyber security experts warning that 1.3 million IT systems are still vulnerable to attack by the so-called WannaCry infection.
It’s vital that businesses ensure they protect themselves. The National Cyber Security Centre has produced guidance on steps you can take to make your systems safe - ncsc.gov.uk/cyber-attack
IoD members can get advice regarding cyber security via our Information and Advisory Service - click here for more. For more information on becoming a member of The IoD, click here.
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