The political landscape in Europe has escalated the need for cyber security and resilience in the UK. In this session we will explore the importance of international collaboration within cyber governance, understand how the government is keeping the public sector safe, as well as updates in UK wide strategy.
The online safety bill will deliver on the Government’s commitment to make the UK the safest place in the world to be online while defending free expression. The bill will help the public to navigate the internet and limit harmful user generated content, this includes children and vulnerable users. Whilst the bill will have a positive impact on tackling hate speech and blocking harmful content online, we should consider the concerns which have been raised.
Recent developments in the geopolitical landscape have highlighted the importance of cyber security within the UK public sector. Essex County council are one many councils which have increased levels of investment into cyber security to defend themselves against attacks. In this session we will explore how Essex Council have decided to spend the investment, the lessons they have learned and the key takeaways which can be applied to your council.