Businesses of all sizes can find out how to make their organisations more digitally resilient thanks to a free workshop delivered by the Scottish Business Resilience Centre (SBRC).

The event, which takes place on Thursday 14 November at Business Gateway on James Street, is the first of a series of workshops which are being delivered throughout the Highlands and Islands until February.

During the session SBRC’s team of cyber resilience professionals and ethical hackers will outline the current cyber threat landscape and offer simple, effective tips on how businesses can protect their data and systems from cyber-attacks.

Eamonn Keane, Chief Operating Officer for Cyber Security and Innovation at SBRC said, “Developments and innovation in digital technology mean that geographical limitations on creating and sustaining successful rural businesses are really falling away.

“We want to do all we can to support Stornoway organisations of all sectors to allow them to trade by doing their best to prevent the occurrence of the incidents that may get in their way – in this instance, digital interruptions to day-to-day operations. 

“We hope to welcome as many businesses as possible to our workshops as the advice is relevant to every organisation. We are all interconnected and by sharing best practice and learning from each other, we can make Scottish businesses in all regions more resilient.”

SBRC kicks off its cyber resilience workshops in Stornoway on 14 November with Remarkable who will deliver advice on workforce retention and development, and Skills Development Scotland, who will discuss Skills for Growth and the Apprenticeship Family. 

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