Four ways we can fight cyber attacks in 2016: 4. Government action

When it comes to fighting cyber attacks, not only do we have to do everything we can individually to ensure that we are safe from hackers, and not only do corporations have to invest in better cyber security measures to keep their customers safe, but the government also has to do its bit to ensure that UK cyberspace is as safe as it is possible to be, both now and in the future.

Action from the top

If we are to make the progress we would like to stamp out future cyber attacks in the vein of the recent TalkTalk hacks, we will need as much help as possible from the government, who are able to implement new laws and initiatives much more effectively than many corporations.

Luckily, the government has already committed to a number of cyber security measures, which should help to improve cyber security and slow down the number of attacks we see in 2016.

For instance, the government has pledged to invest more money in cyber skills, so that companies are able to employ staff who know cyber security inside out, and who are able to implement effective measures against cyber hackers and would-be criminals.

Another important thing that needs to be done is to provide advice to corporations and organisations that operate in cyber space, and this is something that only the government can do to prevent online crime.

Setting guidelines

The government is also dedicated to coming up with and issuing important guidelines for internet service providers, so that they can use best practices to avoid hacks.

Investment in units

A final thing that only the government can do to fight cyber attacks is put money into more cyber crime units, which are staffed by knowledgeable individuals who are able to not only track down cyber criminals, but also take measures to prevent attacks from happening.

Our accreditations & Partners

  • REC Member
  • VTC - Virtual Technology Cluster
  • RANT Events
  • Bloom Nepro
  • YPO
  • Crown Commerical Service
  • Disability Confident
  • ISO 9001
  • Armed Force Covenant
  • Cyber Essentials Plus
  • ISO 27001

Thanks

Success

Thanks

Success

Thank you for signing up to the acumin alerts.

Send CV

Send us your CV and have our recruiters match you to the ideal opportunities

Do you already have an account with us?

Log in

Want to have an account with us?

Register

Want to just send us your CV?

Upload only doc, docx, odt, pdf format file.

By submitting your registration and CV to us you are agreeing to join our database and to be contacted about relevant jobs industry communications. Please read our terms of business for more information.

Password reset

If you need a reminder for your password, fill out the field below

Log in

Access your account to edit your contact details, job alerts or to upload a new CV

Thank you

Success

Thank you for successfully uploading your CV.

Acumin Alerts

Success

Thanks for registering for Acumin alerts.

Acumin Alerts

Unfortunately your CV could not be uploaded

Please make sure your CV is one of the following file types: doc, docx, odt, pdf, rtf

Acumin Spam

Unfortunately your submission has been declared spam. Please try again.

Vacancy

Success

Thank you for submitting your vacancy.

Register

Create an account to register your contact details, sign up for job alerts and upload your CV

Success

Thanks for registering for Acumin alerts. To get the most out of Acumin's service why not register with us?

Upload only doc, docx, odt, pdf format file.
- Practitioner
- Commercial

I agree to the terms and conditions and to be contacted by recruiters:

I agree to receive marketing communications relevant to my job search:

I agree to receive Jobs By Email for the following professions:
- Business Continuity Management
- Counter Fraud
- Cyber Security
- Executive Management
- Governance & Compliance
- Information Security & Risk Management
- Penetration Testing & Digital Forensics
- Sales and Marketing
- Sales Engineering
- Security Management
- Technical Security
- Information/Risk Assurance
- Identity Management
- Application Security
- Security Architecture
- Dev/Sec Ops
- DV & SC Cleared Jobs
- Programme & Project Management
- CISO/CSO

Submit a Vacancy

Use the form below to submit a vacancy