UK government publishes Cyber Governance Code of Practice

23/01/2024 | UK Government

On Tuesday, 23 January, the UK Department for Science,  Innovation and Technology (DSIT) published a draft Cyber Governance Code of Practice (Code) to help directors and business leaders enhance their security defences. The Code was developed in collaboration with industry, cyber and governance experts, along with the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC). Its primary objective is to ensure that organisations have detailed plans in place to respond to and recover from any potential cyber incidents. The Code comprises five overarching principles: risk management, cyber strategy, people, incident planning and response, and assurance and oversight, with relevant actions underneath each principle. 

The government has launched a public consultation, which closes on 19 March 2024.

Read Full Story
Ransomware, cyberattack, hacking

What is this page?

You are reading a summary article on the Privacy Newsfeed, a free resource for DPOs and other professionals with privacy or data protection responsibilities helping them stay informed of industry news all in one place. The information here is a brief snippet relating to a single piece of original content or several articles about a common topic or thread. The main contributor is listed in the top left-hand corner, just beneath the article title.

The Privacy Newsfeed monitors over 300 global publications, of which more than 4,350 summary articles have been posted to the online archive dating back to the beginning of 2020. A weekly roundup is available by email every Friday.

Freevacy has been shortlisted in the Best Educator category.
The PICCASO Privacy Awards recognise the people making an outstanding contribution to this dynamic and fast-growing sector.