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A guide to cyber security for small charities

How to improve cyber security at your charity - from the National Cyber Security Centre

CAST Coffee Connections

Making it easier for people in the charity sector to connect with and learn from each other.

Catalyst Digital Teams

Catalyst is making available Digital Teams to help charities who need support right now with digital challenges. Catalyst Digital Teams will be made up of a combination of digital, design and data expertise to help charities go through urgent, sometimes radical transitions.

Community groups and COVID-19: data protection

Community groups and COVID-19: what you need to know about data protection. A blog by Ian Hulme, Director for Regulatory Assurance at the ICO.

DataKind office hours session

Monthly consultations with data experts, free to any social change organisation

Design Hops online

Free online workshops, which offer the first step, or ‘hop’, into exploring the role of digital in charitable services

Digital Candle

One free hour of expert digital advice for charities.

GDPR compliance

12 steps to GDPR compliance, from the Information Commissioner's Office

GDPR for charities

General Data Protection Regulation FAQs for charities from the Information Commissioner's Office

GDPR guidance

Guide to the General Data Protection Regulation, from the Information Commissioner's Office

How to contribute your digital skills to COVID-19 responses

We look at some of the brilliant platforms and initiatives rapidly set up to help people and organisations contribute their digital, data and design skills during the COVID-19 crisis.

How your charity can hire the right digital agency

Why charities struggle to find the right digital agency, and how you can improve your chances.

PECR guidance

Guide to Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations from the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO)

Phishing: how to report to the NCSC

Discover how to report a potential phishing message to the National Cyber Security Centre, using the Suspicious Email Reporting Service

Preparing for media interviews

PDF guide from On Road Media: 'Better Stories - How to support people with first-hand experience to do better media interviews'

SCVO One to One Calls

SCVO are offering one-to-one calls to discuss digital solutions for charities.

Small Business Guide: Response & Recovery

Guidance that helps small to medium sized organisations prepare their response to and plan their recovery from a cyber incident. From the National Cyber Security Centre

Take Five #6: this week’s most useful charity digital content

The most relevant and useful digital content and events produced by the network and beyond. 

Why COVID-19 could help charity boards go digital

We've developed a new checklist to help trustees and leaders to make informed decisions about digital during COVID-19 - and beyond.
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