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Cyber advice and support

Our private and third sector action plans set out commitments to raise awareness of the importance of cyber resilience, and how to achieve it, by promoting easier access to authoritative advice and support. Specifically we aim to:

  • make it easier for individuals and businesses to access advice and support to prevent cyber-attacks
  • make sure there are robust systems of response are in place when cyber-attacks succeed

There are currently several ways that individuals, charities, small businesses or large organisations can get cyber resilience advice and support, and report cyber crime.

Guidance for individuals, charities and small businesses

Guidance for large organisations

The National Cyber Security Centre provides support and incident management response to the most critical organisations in the UK, in both the public and private sectors.

Reporting cyber incidents

Anyone who has been a victim of cyber crime should contact Police Scotland.

Organisations experiencing cyber crime should contact the National Cyber Security Centre.