25 Feb 2022
by Simon Williams

National Cyber Security Centre guidance following Russia's actions in Ukraine

2022-0048

You will no doubt be aware of the current situation in Ukraine. In light of this, the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has urged organisations of all sizes to follow its guidance on steps to take when the cyber threat is heightened.

The guidance can be viewed here - Actions to take when the cyber threat is heightened - NCSC.GOV.UK, it encourages organisations of all sizes to follow actionable steps that reduce the risk of falling victim to an attack.

While the NCSC is not aware of any current specific threats to UK organisations in relation to events in and around Ukraine, there has been an historical pattern of cyber attacks on Ukraine with international consequences.

Authors

Simon Williams

Simon Williams

Technical Manager, AIC Services

Simon Williams is Technical Manager for AIC Services. He is based at AIC Head Office, Peterborough and is responsible for the management and coordination of the FEMAS and UFAS assurance schemes as well as being the key contact for mutual recognition with European scheme owners and managing Earned Recognition relationships with UK feed and food competent authorities.

Previous to his role with AIC, Simon was employed in a variety of technical roles in the food industry covering primary and further processing of meat, breakfast cereals and a product technologist role with a major retailer.

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