UK Cyber-Security Pilot Launched

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The London Digital Security Centre (LDSC) has established a pilot of the UK’s first ever police-backed cyber-security certification plan.

This national scheme is being launched in collaboration with the police crime prevention initiative and Secured by Design (SBD), and is also supported by The Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime, alongside The Metropolitan and City of London Police.
Guy Ferguson who is the chief executive officer at Secured by Design opined that Police crime prevention initiatives have always given a creative and innovative response to developing and emerging crime patterns. He expressed feelings of delight in working with LDSC to help eradicate the cyber-security from the society.

Chris Diogenous who is the chief commercial officer at the LDSC stated that almost 50% of the small corporation in the UK have been the victims of cyber-crime in the last one year and this can now be kept from happening by simple measures that this initiative has to offer. He said that it is for the first time that UK corporations can proudly demonstrate that they have taken all the essential measures to protect their and reduce their overall susceptibility to cyber-crime.

John Abbott who is the director of business growth at Yoti was of the view that by joining this new initiative of cyber-security, people can be ensured of their online privacy and security.
The London Digital Security Centre is a not-for-profit organization which was founded by Mopac in collaboration with the Metropolitan Police Service and the City of London Police.
It works in collaboration with the National Fraud and Cyber Crime Reporting Centre to help prevent corporations falling victim to cyber-crimes.
The LDSC gives free, un-biased advice and support to corporations to help them improve their cyber-security and enable them to work in an online environment that is safe and secure.

Source: http://www.computerweekly.com/news/252436442/UK-cyber-security-certification-pilot-launched

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