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Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations is the membership organisation for Scotland's charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. Charity registered in Scotland SC003558. Registered office Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh EH3 6BB.

Posts tagged Cyber security

On the 28th of February, as part of CyberScotland Week 2024, ScotlandIS and SCVO hosted a free cyber resilience conference for over 100 representatives from across the third sector. The aim of the day was to support organisations in understanding more about cyber resilience, why... Read more

I think the whole world is captivated by the activities of the sporting superstars performing in Tokyo at the moment. Even those of us who are mainly armchair sports fans had a tear and a moment of joy watching Tom Daley on Monday. But did you know that cyber crime within elite... Read more

June is looking like it’s going to be an awesome month… already we have had a few days of sunshine, have celebrated youngest daughter’s “significant” birthday in a restaurant with food I DIDN’T HAVE TO COOK and… there is an abundance of new and exciting cyber guidance available... Read more

With a mere 6 sleeps to go until Cyber Scotland Week kicks off in earnest, it is now time to shine the spotlight on the third sector catalyst network members who are pulling out all the stops to make sure #CSW2021 is epic for the voluntary and community sector in Scotland. To set... Read more

From fake pets to brushing scams, Alison looks back at a bumper year of scamming. 2020 has been many things, including what could be described as the “Year of the Scam” (copyright – me... no citation to support this! :-). Cyber criminals and fraudsters have really gone to town... Read more

Regular readers of my blogs will have noticed that I appear to be somewhat obsessed with the idea of returning to the office. That is indeed correct, although I am not sure if I am motivated by the need to be around other humans or just further away from my biscuit tin! Anyhow... Read more

Working remotely means you need to find a balance between supporting your staff and volunteers to access your systems, and securing them against cyber attack. External cyber attacks are becoming increasingly indiscriminate. Assuming you will not be a target is no longer an option... Read more

There has been an awful lot of misinformation and fake news around recently, often accompanied by scams. We held a DigiShift webinar with three industry thought leaders, who each explored a key question around managing risk and the impact of misinformation in the current crisis... Read more

Everything seems to have changed so quickly in the last month, but some things are still the same and there is one section of society who seem to be having the time of their lives – the scammers, fraudsters and cyber-criminal fraternity. Never knowingly missing the opportunity to... Read more

It seems that every week brings news of a different cyber attack – including those that impact our lives at individuals. (I am writing this on the week of the Travelex attack, when I had a friend travelling who’s only mention of payment was via the Travelex system). Cyber... Read more