Technical advances create opportunities for greater efficiency and effectiveness. These include more engaging and efficient digital services, new ways to work remotely and to store and transfer data, such as mobile devices and cloud services. However, these also present more opportunities for cyber-attacks.Across the country local civic and public service organisations are working hard to reduce these threats every day and the active support and engagement of their senior leaders is vital to ensuring the continued focus and profile of this work. In the face of these challenges the opportunity to look at the issue, the role local leadership in a cyber-society and to develop a common understanding of what constitutes civic cyber resilience has never been more important and what the consultation aimed to do.
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