There are lots of resources available for you to use to take part in Cyber Scotland Week and beyond.
The Scottish Government have created a Training Guide to help organisations get started in teaching everyone the cyber fundamentals. This is an interactive document which means you can click on the links and it will take you to appropriate website. To access the Training Guide visit
This guide includes:
- Cyber Topics to teach your staff
- Resources and links to training available
- Awareness raising trusted partners
Cyber security challenge uk
Cyber Security Challenge UK developed a number of free-to-download lesson plans and teaching ideas for secondary level learning and teaching. Topics include:
- Methods to detect and prevent cyber security threats
- Social engineering
- Penetration testing
Cyber Skills Lessons
Test out your hacking skills or help protect an organisation by trying out these free online cyber security interactive lessons and toolkits from Skills Development Scotland. It’s a fun activity aimed at secondary level learning. https://www.cyberskillslesson.com/
If you’re looking for something fun and interactive check out:
- An interactive Password Bingo game, based on the most common passwords of 2019. https://github.com/Craig88/popular-password-bingo
- Explore data and encryption using the open source tool CyberChef (GCHQ) https://github.com/gchq/CyberChef
- Test your knowledge with Google’s interactive phishing quiz. https://phishingquiz.withgoogle.com/
- A guide to avoiding identity theft from TotallyMoney https://www.totallymoney.com/identity-theft-protection-guide/
- NHS National Services Scotland (Counter Fraud Services), have created short cyber training videos. View them here
- Check if you have an account that has been compromised in a data breach https://haveibeenpwned.com/
- Lesson plans added by teachers from schools in the Cyber Schools Hub. https://content.cyberhub.uk/
Below are links to our trusted partners where you can seek further guidance and information. These websites include useful resource section where you can access videos and posters that can help raise awareness.
(NCSC) is the authoritative voice and centre of expertise on cyber security for the UK. It has a key role in managing significant national cyber security incidents. NCSC continues to develop its advice and support offering.
Take 5, a national awareness campaign led by FFA UK (part of UK Finance), backed by UK Government and delivered with and through a range of partners in the UK payments industry, financial services firms, law enforcement agencies, telecommunication providers, commercial, public and third sector, to help tackle financial fraud.
(GSO) is a UK Government-funded free resource providing practical advice to individuals and businesses on how to protect themselves while on their computers and mobiles device and against fraud, identity theft, viruses and many other problems encountered online.
CPNI has developed a series of security awareness campaigns, designed to provide organisations with a complete range of materials they need. Each campaign set has full guidance on how to run the campaign, and materials such as downloadable posters that can be customised to the organisation, wallets, flyers, videos and checklists
If you have any resources you would like to share then please get in touch.