The Scottish Government’s vision to place digital at the heart of public sector reform and transformation aims to realise Scotland’s full potential in a Digital World. 

With the recent challenges and disruption from Covid-19, demand for digital transformation has increase, and so too the reliability of public services on technology. Consequently, public sector organisations have also experienced heightened challenges from cyber-attacks. 

The acceleration of data-led, digital services offers incredible potential and opportunity. However, with growing levels of cyber threats and vulnerabilities, ensuring Scotland is a cyber-resilient nation has never been more important.

FutureScot’s Cyber Resilience session will focus on the challenges for public-sector organisations, and provide delegates with the latest thinking on how to prevent, identify and respond to cyber threats.

                    Key Themes:

  • Latest government thinking and preparing for a new Cyber Resilience strategy for Scotland
  • Cloud security principals
  • Understanding & mitigating the latest cyber threats to the public sector
  • Risk management fundamentals
  • Transitioning from legacy systems securely 
  • Culture change - phishing as a whole-organisation challenge
  • Protecting bulk data and future proofing your systems
  • Digital service security – excellence in design, build and operation